[Dovecot] Upgrading 1.2 to 2.x

Simon Brereton simon.buongiorno at gmail.com
Tue Mar 5 17:34:53 EET 2013

On 5 March 2013 16:28, Professa Dementia <professa at dementianati.com> wrote:
> On 3/5/2013 6:30 AM, Simon Brereton wrote:
>> I'd prefer to have a semi-decent config to work from without having to
>> research 100 new variable names and values.  The migration tool exists for
>> a reason.
> I just went through the same thing - converting from 1.2.10 to 2.1.15. Trust
> me, you are better off starting from scratch.  Use the default template then
> modify it for your customizations.  I thought the same thing as you, but in
> the end, trying to convert the old config file turned out to be much more
> work.

What's the recommended approach then?  Pack it all into dovecot.conf
as it was before, or use the split config files under conf.d/ - is
this even a choice?


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