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I was wondering if it was at all possible to take mail messages from an old vpopmail Maildir and put them into a new dovecot Maildir without editing settings in the new installation (as the new system is web managed now and I don't want it to fall out of sync!)


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Yes it is possible. And if you had looked at the documentation, you would have seen the guide:

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hmm must have missed that. this is what happens when you rely on google instead of common sense (going directly to the page of the project you use) – lol Dec 4 '11 at 6:29

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