Advice on seen status migration
rbaldwin at bynari.net
Tue Sep 21 23:40:32 CEST 2010
I am working on a script to migrate users from an standard Cyrus
installation to a Kolab server installation.
On the source IMAP server the users have simple usernames ie: testuser1
whereas on the Kolab server these users are migrating to a full
username, ie: testuser1 at example.net, due to this change I believe I
cannot simply point the Kolab server at the old Cyrus spool folders.
I tried making my script execute imapsync to perform the mail transfer
but found it is really slow and I found it to be unstable. imapsync
would occasionally exit in the middle of migration with no indication of
My alternative is to copy each users Cyrus spool folder from the old
location to the new Cyrus spool folder beneath the Kolab folder and
perform a cyrus reconstruct, however that leaves seen/unseen status
un-migrated. Does anyone have any tools or pointers for migrating
message seen/unseen status?
More information about the users