Imapsync migrating to a new server

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Description of the extra options:  
Description of the extra options:  
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  The option --noauthmd5 to use an other authentication system
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  The option --noauthmd5 forces authentication with plain password, which the Zarafa gateway only supports
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  The option --sep2 / is to define the used separator for zarafa
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  The option --sep2 / is to define the used separator for Zarafa
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  The option --prefix2 "" To define the basic start map
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  The option --prefix2 "" is to define the basic starting folder
Note: The password is plain text and is readable, to change this, it is possible to use ssl, when you put in extra options (Read: man imapsync)
Note: The password is plain text and is readable, to change this, it is possible to use ssl, when you put in extra options (Read: man imapsync)

Revision as of 10:27, 19 September 2008

To migrate mail from an old mailserver to a new Zarafa server you can use the tool imapsync. Requirements are that your old mailserver supports IMAP, and that the Zarafa gateway is running, with IMAP support enabled.

The syntax to use:

imapsync --noauthmd5  --host1 mail.old --user1 userold --password1 passw1  -sep2 / --prefix2 "" --host2 zarafa.new --user2 usernew --password2 passw2


Description of the extra options:

The option --noauthmd5 forces authentication with plain password, which the Zarafa gateway only supports
The option --sep2 / is to define the used separator for Zarafa
The option --prefix2 "" is to define the basic starting folder

Note: The password is plain text and is readable, to change this, it is possible to use ssl, when you put in extra options (Read: man imapsync)

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