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How do I convert all accounts on a dovecot IMAP server from one Maildir layout to another?

I am currently running dovecot 2.x on a server with the following layout for mailboxes: mail_location = maildir:~/Maildir I would like to change the layout to this format: mail_location = ...
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Read email status from files in maildir mailbox?

In /home/myusername/mail/mysite.com/info/cur, there's a list of all my raw emails, which looks something like this ... 1378731701.H58419P6671.mail.myhost.com,S\=6894:2, ...
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EML email repair

I have stored in standard eml format a load of emails with various forms of corrupt headers following a disk failure. This ranges from the date field being incorrect to the content type of the message ...
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PostFix not sending received emails to users correctly -> wrong directory

I'm trying to setup a mail server on Mac OS X Mountain Lion (10.8) Here's the thing: the emails do show up corrrectly in the .Sent Messages folders (when I send from one user to another in accounts ...
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Extract all messages in a set of maildirs with certain domains in the headers

I have a mailserver (running Exim as MTA/MDA, and Dovecot for IMAP access) with around 50 users, and around 100GB total data (including some huge accounts, some defunct ones, etc). The mail is all ...
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Webmail Interface for Direct Access to Maildir Directory (No IMAP, POP3 on Purpose)

I am using a service providers that allows me to forward email to a shell account. I work/play in a lot of environments where I cannot SSH into the host a lot of the time, and I want to separate out ...
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Permissions of Maildir and subdirs (.INBOX.Sent etc)

What should the correct are? Now there is 777 and I know that it's very stupid, but if I ask you before change them to prevent from permission error by time sending/receiving emails. Thank you.
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publish a maildir on the web

I presume I'll want to use Mailman or something, but I don't want to run a mailing list. What I want to do is point a program at a Maildir containing a bunch of email (plain text files) - and have ...
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How to sync Mails from Server to Backup with only the latest Mails remaining on the Server

At the moment i do a simple Mail-Backup: On the server there is a Maildir, and i use rsync to sync the Maildir from server to backup. So i delete on the Server every file which is older than i.e. ...
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Extracting and saving attachments from maildir, deduplicated

I would like to know if there exists a solution for archiving email, stripping out the attachments and saving them separately, deduplicated? The ideal would be a maildir-setup, with a script running ...
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How pipe email to PHP with Maildirs

I used to pipe incoming emails using: |/path/to/php/script in .forward file at /home folder. But the actual system I'm working on is based on MaƬldir instead MBOX. So that solution does not work. I ...
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Integrating multiple mailboxes (dovecot, Exim, maildir)

Following an outage, I've ended up with 2 mailboxes for each of my users, on separate machines. I've shut the interim machine down now, and put the mailboxes on the real server in ...
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Maildir and mail attachments

If the mail receive with attachments and mail storage in the server - Maildir. How attachment set in Maildir format? For example: I user maildir for incoming message in my server. I got 1 message ...
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Maildir and users

I have pop3 local server. I want to use mail storage - Maildir format. And i have question: Maildir structure: Maildir tmp cur new Is it for one user? If i have 2 users in my pop3 ...
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Best Practice: Migrating Email Boxes (maildir format)

So here's the situation. I've got about 20,000 maildir email accounts chewing up a several hundred GB of space on our email server. Maildir by nature keeps thousands of tiny a** little files, ...
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What file system is better for a Linux mail server?

I have a mail server using maildir format, with about 100GB of data, and several directories have over 20000 files each. I'm currently using ext3, and I noticed that it's a bit slow sometimes. So I'd ...
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Move postfix maildir files from one mail server to another

I have a new mail server configured as described in this howto: http://howtoforge.com/virtual-users-domains-postfix-courier-mysql-squirrelmail-ubuntu-9.10 I also have an ancient mail server ...
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Error with procmail script to use Maildir format

I have this code in /etc/procmailrc: DROPPRIVS=yes DEFAULT=$HOME/Maildir/ :0 * ? /usr/bin/test -d $DEFAULT || /bin/mkdir $DEFAULT { } :0 E { # Bail out if directory could not be created ...
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maildir in Windows for IMAP

I'm interested in accessing my IMAP accounts offline. I found that maildirs are a simple way to make it work. I found that [offlineimap] takes care of almost everything in making the IMAP->maildir ...
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Decode TNEF / winmail.dat in whole Maildir

because of a transition from MS Exchange to Courier IMAP, all our old mail messages have a winmail.dat attachment, which sometimes contains also the message's original attachments. I am looking for a ...
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How to organise Maildir subdirectories

I have a mailserver: Postfix for transfer Dovecot/IMAP for reading Maildir for storage Thunderbird as main supported client (but of course, I want to be compatible with all) Roundcube for webmail ...