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defconjuan 11th July 2012 19:02

2 Servers in Multiple Mode - Move Mail Domain from A (master) to B?
 
I have two servers in a multi-server setup. Both have mail services enabled. Server A is the master. I want to move a mail domain (including mailboxes and aliases) from A to B (and also B to A).

This first scenario (A to B) is useful for going from a single to a multi server setup.

The second, (B to A) would be useful if you wanted to decommission a server and move it's content back to the master.

Can I? How? I've searched before posting.

falko 12th July 2012 10:18

You can move mailboxes with imapcopy, imapsync, or IMAP TOOLS. I've written tutorials for each of them. :)

defconjuan 12th July 2012 15:40

Thanks, found them:
http://www.howtoforge.com/how-to-mig...ith-imap-tools
http://www.howtoforge.com/how-to-mig...-with-imapcopy
http://www.howtoforge.com/how-to-mig...-with-imapsync

This is useful for the data and account migration, cool. What then happens in ISPConfig? Right now, it shows the mail stored on Server B and the ability to change that is greyed out. I'd imagine just copying mailboxes and accounts would break the master ISPConfig's database no?

falko 13th July 2012 15:43

You'd have to create the mailboxes again on the other server and then move emails over.


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