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04-21-2009, 11:53 AM
I converted to dovecot. Smooth, no errors, well allmost.

a client used squirrelmail to create dirs and archived his mail with this. After conversion, these are gone, but with a IMAP client, everything is still there.

What's wrong?

04-21-2009, 04:03 PM
Squirrelmail is an IMAP client. It all worked for me when I converted. What generally doesn't work is UbeiMiau (webmail), because that's not an IMAP client.


04-21-2009, 04:11 PM
Tell you customer to move his folders under the "INBOX" folder (IMAP syntax will be INBOX.foldername1, INBOX.foldername2 etc) if they aren't. I remember having some problems with that, maybe it's not related but it's worth a try.

04-21-2009, 04:16 PM
I thought of that, but since the O.P. said it was always squirrelmail, I didn't think of posting it. However you're right; it's certainly worth checking.


04-22-2009, 05:20 AM
Looks like this solves it. The directory structure was the problem. The directories where 1 directory to Hi. I logged in with a IMAP client and moved the directories to the INBOX.

THX Guys.