Originally Posted by punto
Thanks for the reply Rocky,
Do you know if I can change over to maildir now (under server management, ISP Server settings) without any issues?
Thanks in advance
You wouldn't be able to change over to Maildir without first converting your mailbox, which i beleive is in mbox format, to Maildir format by using mb2md.
If you enable Maildir now, you'll probably stop receiving mails to you mailboxes.
I did the following on my Mandriva 2006 Perfect Setup to enable Maildir:
Downloaded mb2md and placed it in the /usr/bin directory. I then ran the following command:
I was logged in as root.
sudo -u john mb2md-3.20.pl -s /var/mail/john -d /var/www/web3/user/john/Maildir
After the command ran, it created 3 additional folders under /var/www/web3/user/john/Maildir:
Those are Maildir folders.
After that, I uninstalled my mbox ready pop daemon and installed courier-imap-pop, which supports Maildir. I then went into ISPConfig and enabled Maildir. I restarted Postfix and everything worked.
If you're going to try this, you don't have to convert the following accounts: