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Migrate Email with mbsync

Just wanted to boost this blog post as it greatly helped me migrate emails from Luke Smith’s emailwiz script to Modoboa (more on that in a future post).

Here are some things mbsync1 complained about:

UseIMAPS is deprecated, I simply left it out and it worked ok.

For accounts with subfolders (Archives, Archives/2020 etc.) I used:

 MaildirStore me-local
 Path ~/Mail/me
 Inbox ~/Mail/me/INBOX
+SubFolders Verbatim

Migrating mail between IMAP servers using mbsync


  1. In package managers, mbsync is often installed through isync↩︎

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