archiving all IMAP mail?

Nick Rout nick.rout at
Fri Feb 15 00:57:05 UTC 2008

try imapsync, it will synchronise your mail to a local machine, which
can be your backup, while leaving the mail on your provider's server
for you to access via various clients.

On Fri, Feb 15, 2008 at 11:13 AM, Wael Nasreddine <mla at> wrote:
> This One Time, at Band Camp, C Thala <cthala at> said, On Thu, Feb 14, 2008 at 04:47:33PM -0500:
> > >  > From the sound of it, it seems like you have control of your MTA and
>  > >  > the backend of your IMAP server. I have neither.
>  > >  You don't own the server? you don't have an IMAP server of your own?
>  > >  where do you backup your email then??
>  > I use fetchmail/getmail to grab my email off the IMAP server, and copy
>  > it to various places
>  And you would like to serve what you have archived via IMAP? Or you
>  would like to forward what you have archived to another email(s)?? For
>  IMAP you're looking for courier-imap if forwarding then you're looking
>  for a small procmail configuration. If neither are the case you're
>  looking for then please expand your 1st e-mail, I couldn't
>  understand what exactly you're looking for.
>  --
>  Wael Nasreddine
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