[Dovecot] Moving Maildir files from multiple Dovecot installs

Dean Manners deanm at ispone.com.au
Fri Apr 13 04:24:40 EEST 2007

	Yes rsyncing the Maildirs/ will work - be sure to get your recursion
options right though.  Personally I prefer to exempt the dovecot* files from
the rsync, and let them be recreated fresh on the new installation.

Dean Manners
> My question is how to transfer the maildir files from the 
> real users Maildirs to the created virtual users.  When 
> creating a mail user PostfixAdmin will create the maildir 
> directory.  Once this is created can I simply rsync the 
> complete old directory including the dovecot files to the new 
> mailbox? 
> Sorry for the newbie question.
> Many Thanks

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