squirrelmail inbox from Windows to Linux

Heeter

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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
 

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.
 

Heeter

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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
 

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?
 

Heeter

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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
 

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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.
 

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