how to recover mails - dovecot 2.2.13

Alessio Cecchi alessio at
Fri Nov 21 07:46:35 UTC 2014

Il 20/11/2014 09:33, Götz Reinicke - IT Koordinator ha scritto:
> Question: We use maildir. Can I just copy the "old" mails from e.g.
> user-backup/Maildir/curl/*
> to
> user/Maildir/curl/*
> Or which steps are needed? rebuilding any index or something etc ....?
Yes, you can move Maildir/cur/ and new/ to other account and delete all 
dovecot.* cache/log files in Maildir/. At the frst login dovecot rebuild 
its cache and show your emails.

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