kolab imap backup

Hamish lists at subvs.co.uk
Tue Apr 26 14:26:09 CEST 2005

On Tuesday 26 April 2005 12:08, Bernhard Reiter wrote:
> On Sunday 24 April 2005 19:54, Markus Heller wrote:
> > Dear friends,
> >
> > in Kristian Köhntopp's wonderful pages on CYRUS IMAP I have read that the
> > file mailboxes.db contains all the data in the imap server.
> >
> > I see that the kolab imap server has several backup files in its
> > directory /kolab/var/db
> >
> > Is it possible to restore my imap repository?
> No, it does not. mailboxes.db keeps the names of the mailboxes,
> if I remember correctly.

This is true, mailboxes.db only contains the names of the mailboxes and their 
ACLs. You should dump this to text during your backups with `ctl_mboxlist -d` 
- this should be run as kolab-r
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