squirrelmail inbox from Windows to Linux

Discussion in 'Linux & BSD' started by Heeter, Feb 12, 2009.

  1. Heeter

    Heeter Overclocked Like A Mother

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    Hey all,

    Was wondering if someone has done this.

    I had a Windows2003Server as an email server with squirrelmail.

    I have now moved onto a linux sever (UnbuntuServer 8.10 64bit) with a fresh squirrelmail install.

    I am wondering if I can move the inboxes over. I did move the address books over, but can't figure out the inbox.

    Thanks

    Heeter
     
  2. LordOfLA

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    Use IMAP - setup imap accounts to new and old mailboxes - drag and drop mail from old to new account. You can do this with any gui based mail client - thunderbird, outlook, windows mail, etc.
     
  3. Heeter

    Heeter Overclocked Like A Mother

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    good idea, LofLA,


    Heeter
     
  4. Heeter

    Heeter Overclocked Like A Mother

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    LofLA,

    Is there a good how to on this, I cannot seem to locate one.

    trying to figure out how to use this to transfer my email inboxes.


    Heeter
     
  5. LordOfLA

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    IMAP setup is the same as POP3 setup - once you have setup your email program to access the two accounts just drag and drop.

    Why do you need a how to for this?
     
  6. Heeter

    Heeter Overclocked Like A Mother

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    Thanks LofLA,

    I can see that working with the Thunderbird desktop client setups, but I can't figure out how this can be done through squirrelmail webmail setup.

    Maybe I can't see the forest from the trees here.

    Heeter
     
  7. X-Istence

    X-Istence * Political User

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    You can't do it with Squirelmail, instead you need to use an IMAP enabled client and transfer between both and then you can use your webmail again.