how to install and use imapsync2 min read
Hi readers, this document deals with how to install and use imapsync.
IMAPSYNC is opensource migration tool use for migrating emails from one IMAP account to another. Imapsync works on windows Linux and mac os. It’s a command line tool, where you can stop the migration and start it again from the point where it got stops before. Imapsync migrates only emails not calendar events and contacts.
Now let’s see how to install imapsync and use it for mail migration.
Here I have chosen Ubuntu 16.04 for installing imapsync. If you are using any other operating system make sure that you fulfilled the installation of other dependency packages.
Compile and Install
Now start migration single user,
Bulk user migration
The file.txt file contains for example:
Most of the times, the first column (host001_1, host002_1 …) will
contain the same value, the value of –host1 parameter. Same
thing for the third column (host001_2, host002_2).
On Unix the shell script can be:
You can add extra options inside this script, just after the variable “$@”.
You can also pass extra options via the parameters of this script
since they will go in “$@”
Here is a complete Unix example ready to use:
More information can be found on the official imapsync website.