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Old 27th April 2009, 05:19
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Default Migrating Email From CPanel


I'm attempting to migrate some accounts from CPanel to a brand new ISPConfig 3 installation. The web sites and databases should just be a matter of creating backups and copying them to their new locations. But it looks like the formats used to store old email are completely different between the two. How could I migrate these accounts' email over without loosing the saved messages that have already been delivered? Is there some documentation on the two formats used?


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Old 27th April 2009, 20:12
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On the ISPConfig 3 system, Maildir is used to store emails. Do you know what was used on the CPanel system? mbox or Maildir?

It might be possible to migrate the mails using imapsync.
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Old 2nd October 2009, 05:42
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Well, I went ahead and setup a fetchmail job which worked ... sort of. Ended up loosing the original sent/received dates and lost the read/unread status. Will probably try imapsync next time
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