#1  
Old 8th December 2006, 16:05
punk0mi punk0mi is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 17
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Default Root Email Transfer

I feel kinda stupid asking this, but I am kind of stumped:

I forgot to alias my root user back when I setup everything so now I have all these email's in there that I want to download for record. That being so, does anyone know how to transfer all mail recieved by the root user (from the /root/Maildir/new) to another account? Other than allowing root user to log into mail (which I do not want to do)?

I've tried copying the messages to another users Maildir/new, but as I expected, it had folder synchonization problems.

There has to be a way! I know if worse comes to worse I can just download them all and save them as txt's. Just looking for an easy way out.

Thanks,
punk0mi
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 8th December 2006, 16:12
edge edge is offline
Moderator
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: The Netherlands
Posts: 2,036
Thanks: 268
Thanked 152 Times in 132 Posts
Default

Have a look here
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 8th December 2006, 16:20
punk0mi punk0mi is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 17
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Default

I have made the modifications in my aliases file a while ago once I realized that I had not done it!

The problem is that all the mail that was recieved before that change is still contained in the /root/Maildir/new directory. I want to get that out using a mail client if possible.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 9th December 2006, 14:37
falko falko is offline
Super Moderator
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Lüneburg, Germany
Posts: 41,701
Thanks: 1,900
Thanked 2,743 Times in 2,577 Posts
 
Default

Why don't you just create an account for root in your email client, fetch the mails, and delete the account again?
__________________
Falko
--
Download the ISPConfig 3 Manual! | Check out the ISPConfig 3 Billing Module!

FB: http://www.facebook.com/howtoforge

nginx-Webhosting: Timme Hosting | Follow me on:
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
monit howto Jamesk5 HOWTO-Related Questions 11 5th August 2008 15:10
Subdomains through ISPConfig for different purposes wustl_2008 Tips/Tricks/Mods 31 25th October 2007 21:45
VMWare install on Ubuntu problem with the IP velonis HOWTO-Related Questions 10 21st September 2006 14:19
Apache - Virtual hosts - ISPConfig Hans Server Operation 8 23rd April 2006 16:29
cannot connect to ispconfig guidovanh Installation/Configuration 22 3rd March 2006 19:52


All times are GMT +2. The time now is 23:52.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.