[Dovecot] migrating to dovecot

Jim Lawson jtl+dovecot at uvm.edu
Wed Mar 30 02:04:36 EEST 2011

Does the proprietary solution allow IMAP access?  If so, I would use



On 3/29/11 18:26 , Alexandre Chapellon wrote:
> Hello,
> I am trying to setup a migration scenario from an proprietary solution
> to dovecot IMAP/POP3.
> Whereas am only at the strating point, things appear quite complicated
> because of the following reasons:
> - The proprietary solution uses special/own/proprietary mailbox format
> (wich is more like maildir but is not maildir)
> - I don't have direct access to the filesystem where the mails are
> stored. The best I could do would be a snapshots of the filesystem
> - I have about 1,5TB of mail data.
> - Having users to be forced to empty their mailbox before migration or
> re-download their whole mailbox after migration would be something hard
> for me to present as a correct option.
> Am looking for advices that would avoid me loosing time searching in bad
> directions. Or even point me to a miraculous tool thatdoes all magic
> while i have a beer :)
> Best regards.

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