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Old 15th October 2009, 20:37
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I'm setting up a main new server.
Installed it with Falko's: The Perfect Server - Ubuntu 9.04 [ISPConfig 3]

I created new mail accounts on the new server, the same account I have on the old server. I copied (from a backup) the /var/vmail from the old (still up) server to the new server. But when I login with one of these account on the new server I don't see any mail in the mailbox, how come?

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Old 15th October 2009, 21:00
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Why not setup a new account and than fetch all mails from old server with fetchmail function?
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Old 15th October 2009, 21:50
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Because I have multiple accounts. And I want to know how to restore them by copying the files back (from a backup) like I did.
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Old 15th October 2009, 21:58
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Maybe the permissions differ? Is this imap or pop3?
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Old 15th October 2009, 22:11
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I don't know anwser.. but interesing question.
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Old 16th October 2009, 07:40
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I use IMAP.
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Old 16th October 2009, 08:23
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I have couple of ISPConfig servers, and i will try to move from one to another and to see if i can access mail on the new accounts.
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You can copy the accounts to a new server, just make sure that all files that you copied belong to the user vmail and the group vmail.
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Noob question: What is correct way to change this via command line?

In the folder
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/var/vmail/domain.com
for example I have the next accounts:
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rudolf simone stephan gert
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Old 16th October 2009, 09:56
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Everything in /var/vmail has to be owned by user and group vmail, so you can just run:

chown -R vmail:vmail /var/vmail
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