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imapsync is en email IMAP tool for syncing, copying, migrating and archiving email mailboxes between two IMAP servers, one way, and without duplicates.

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Transporting emails from a hosting to the other one

I have a shared hosting web site from a hosting company using plesk panel. I was using IMAP on my iphone for email send and receive. I created many folders under incoming emails. (I have about 5000 ...
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ImapSync between Exchange 2007 and Linux Postfix/Dovecot server

After running imapsync between an Exchange 2007 and a normal postfix/dovecot Linux server (we're in the process of migrating FROM Exchange to an OSS solution), and seeing that the process ran ...
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Downloading IMAP/POP3 emails on a remote server to a local mail server

I need to setup a local server that will download email (IMAP or POP3) from remoteserver e.g gmail or webmail, to a local server. Such that users can have structured access (either via mail client or ...
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Continue viewing progress after closing the console: IMAPSYNC

I have mounted a VPS with ubuntu, I have installed IMAPSYNC to perform the migration of a pair of mailboxes. I connect from my mac, through this VPS via ssh and from there I am managing the migration. ...
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Coexistence and migration to Dovecot

We have an environment with >5,000 mailboxes and we need to coexist/migrate the emails from one dovecot to another dovecot environment. The migration data includes: email (sync using imapsync) ...
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How to display the size of a mailbox in imapsync (without migrating it)?

I only want to calculate how much space the mailbox has, I don't want to migrate. Is there a way to know the space with imapsync? Thank you.
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Imapsync doesn't recognize gmail older messages

I am having an issue, i have synchronized my gmail account with another email. The sync process goes well. The problem i am having is that imapsync doesn't recognize older messages. Right now ...
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Imapsync authentication login error

I have deployed my own domain over cPanel server and have used imapsync to backup my google app email to my local domain email. But i'm facing below error. I've switched on "Access for less secure ...
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Migrating email from old server without domain name with imapsync

Here is the problem : My client moved to another server, and they have changed domain name servers already. Old server is still active. Problem is that I have to migrate massive amount of email ...
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imapsync or PHP to migrate email

I'm writing a simple web app with which people can migrate their email from one server to another. I've read about imapsync and tried it out. So far it works very good and seems to be a good solution. ...
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Best practices to migrate IMAP mailboxes of thousands users using imapsync tool

I'm going to migrate IMAP mailboxes from Exchange 2013 to Cyrus with over 10k users. I plan to use imapsync as the tool for this. [root@centos65]# imapsync --version 1.644 I'm testing with 5 users ...
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What authentication methods are supported by imapsync to work with Google Apps accounts? [closed]

Will any of these authentication options be persistent despite a password change on the Google Account?
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Is there anyway to use rsa certificate authentication with imapsync

We have an off-site warm standby backup host that I wish to periodically synchronise our imap server with using imapsync. I would like to know if it is possible to use RSA certificate authentication ...
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Exchange 2003, put message on hold for one user

I'm migrating from Exchange 2003 to Zimbra 8.6 using imapsync I need to make sure that during the imapsync process no email are delivered to the Exchange account (because it's possible to lost them) ...
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how can I imapsync from mailserver to my local machine [closed]

How can I use imapsync to fetch all the emails from the mailserver to my laptop? (with hierarchy of folders and all)? Do I have to have a mailserver setup on the other end too?
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imapsync - Authentication failed

I've deployed many Google Apps accounts and have used imapsync a number of times to migrate accounts to Google Apps. This time however, no matter what I try imapsync refuses to work claiming my ...
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imapsync some mails are not transferred

Im using this code: imapsync --buffersize 8192000 --nosyncacls --subscribe --syncinternaldate --noauthmd5 --host1 old.server --user1 old.user --password1 123456 --host2 localhost --user2 user@...
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Imapsync doesn't sync unicode characters properly

I am using imapsync to migrate my e-mail account from a CPanel (courier) mailserver to a Debian/Dovecot one. The issue I am facing has to do with some folders that contain Unicode characters. For ...
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How to incrementally migrate email accounts from qmail server to exchange server

The scenario is I need to migrate mailboxes from a qmail server to exchange server. I can use imapsync for that. But the issue is after the DNS change (i.e when DNS changed from old qmail server to ...
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Sync all mails into one folder on new server using imapsync?

Is there a way to sync every mail from the old server into one single folder on the new server using imapsync? I can't find something relevant in the manual… Thanks in advance!
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imapsync from folder to mailbox

I would like to know whether it is possible to sync mail between a backed-up maildir used by a decommissioned dovecot install and a live email account in cyrus, or transfer the mail from the backup to ...
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migrate email with imapsync

I try to migrate emails from an ice warp server to zimbra and I use imapsync for it. With the following command I get the error message --host1 option must be used, run /usr/bin/imapsync --help ...
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imapsync: NO APPEND error saving message

I am using imapsync 1.525 to migrate mail into zarafa 7.1.4 on ubuntu 12.04. For quite some messages (about 32000) I get the following error: Sent 7021 bytes Read: 219 NO APPEND error ...
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migrating imap using imapsync

i have 2 centos vps, dovecot, sendmail and ssl are installed on both servers, i want to migrate the mail server from oldserver to newserver so i installed imapsync on both servers. I followed this ...
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Imap proxy with message cache

Does an imap proxy with full message list and message body caching exist? I see two possible variations, one with on-demand caching (user clicks on a mailbox and a message list is fetched from "...
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When is a mail relay needed?

Let me expand... I have a client who is unhappy with their current hosting situation. They want me to move their website and domain across to my hosting platform. I can do this. However I have ...
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Out of memory errors on imapsync

I'm currently running IMAPsync on CentOS and I'm getting out of memory errors. The problem I'm having is that I'm using the smallest mailbox as a test case, and it's not helping my confidence level to ...
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IMAPSync Migration to Exchange 2010 SP1: Exchange drops connections while checking for existence of folders

I'm migrating from ZImbra Collaboration Suite to Exchange 2010 SP1. I'm testing IMAPSync as a possible migration tool and have hit a problem with the IMAP server in Exchange 2010. For each account it ...
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imapsync and gmail

I've successfully set up an "imap forwarding" solution using imapsync to move my mail from one imap server to my company's google apps email. Everything works dandy except that the new mail is not "...
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The PID of a bash child proccess (imapsync) - how do you get it?

Can any one tell me how to get the PID of a command executed in bash. E.g. I have a bash script that runs imapsync. When the script is killed the imapsync process does not always get killed, so I'd ...
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Synchronising IMAP mail [closed]

This is expanding on my previous Question. Is it possible to synchronize mail between two servers using imap? I am using getmail and dovecot on my home server to get mail from my ISP and store it ...
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Error using imapsync to migrate from Courier-IMAP to MS Exchange 2010

I got error when using imapsync: + NO msg #8902 [6LRM0SNoLvi5ehuhf0ysRA:2796] in INBOX + Copying msg #8902:2796 to folder INBOX flags from : [][] Couldn't append msg #8902 (Subject:[Kaka]) to folder ...
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