LinuxQuestions.org
Register a domain and help support LQ
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 06-15-2009, 06:30 AM   #1
sog
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jun 2009
Posts: 1

Rep: Reputation: 0
Migrating Exchange mailboxes to Postfix


We want to move our mail server from using exchange to postfix but being new to postfix, I'm looking for help on how will I move the existing exchange mailboxes into postfix.

Thanks in advance for your help.

sog
 
Old 06-15-2009, 07:56 AM   #2
arckane
Member
 
Registered: Sep 2005
Location: UK
Distribution: Gentoo/Debian/Ubuntu
Posts: 307

Rep: Reputation: 38
Personally I'd extract all the mail using exmerge and then disable the Exchange mailbox, set up the postfix one. Are the users using Outlook to connect? If so, give them their exmerged PST, etc. I wouldn't want to put their email back in to a server one at a time as Exchange uses one-to-many copies for email storage if multiple recipients are specified in the same domain to save space.

Just a thought.
 
Old 06-15-2009, 08:32 PM   #3
cmdln
Member
 
Registered: Apr 2009
Location: Lawrence, KS
Distribution: Debian, Centos
Posts: 102
Blog Entries: 1

Rep: Reputation: 24
the one to many issue will still rear it's head for new mail. If storing a MSG multiple times (one for each user) is not an issue for you I would create all your mail accounts then use imapsync to transfer all mail to users accounts on the new server.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Migrating Mac Eudora Pro 4.2 to Exchange blackdragonblood General 3 04-26-2008 08:33 PM
Counting Mailboxes on Postfix? carlosinfl Linux - Server 7 02-08-2008 05:38 PM
Migrating from Exchange to ??? spikeymike Linux - Server 2 12-11-2006 07:04 PM
Migrating to Microsoft Exchange 2003 Atulmishra Linux - Newbie 2 11-27-2006 03:45 PM
Migrating MS Exchange e-mail and addressbooks to linux novalisg Linux - Software 0 01-13-2003 04:17 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:04 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration