Backup restore

Daniel Pittman daniel at
Fri Sep 10 10:11:55 BST 2010

Sebastian Basner <sebastian.basner at> writes:

> I'm starting to use offlineimap because I was searching for a backup tool
> for my imap accounts. What I not understand at the moment is if there is a
> possibility to restore the mails from my local drive to the imap server? Is
> it enough to interchange the local and remote server in the .offlineimaprc?

More or less.  You could also use anything that will transfer mail from a
Maildir to an IMAP server.  Personally, I would be tempted to wrap Dovecot
over the Maildir, then use imapsync to do the work, but anything should work

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