[RCU] Transfering mails to a new account

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Tue Sep 4 23:54:25 CEST 2012

Am 04.09.2012 23:11, schrieb Kaz Kylheku:
> On Tue, 4 Sep 2012 15:38:04 -0500, Luis Ángel González Barrios
> <glz.luis at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi my company has the service of webmail, but i got a problem i
>> received a new email account but i dont know how to transfers all the
>> emails from my previous roundcube webmail account to the new one they
>> just create it, how can i do that? Thanks for the help in advance
> There is a program called Fetchmail can retrieve remote mail from
> various kinds of mail servers and then delivers them to another mail
> server over SMTP. (Fetchmail is normally used to implement polling
> from a remote server, simulating the spontaneous
> arrival of mails into a local server. It has arguments that let
> you pick a non-local destination SMTP server, so it should be
> possible to use Fetchmail as a transfer tool between servers.)

oh no, please do not compare fetchmail -> smtp with
any sort of migration - this would touch every message
with new headers, nobody would like to do this really

imapsync or simply use thunderbird, configure both servers
for IMAP and dra&drop the messages

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