Email Migration

Email Migration is a process used to migrate mailbox content from one account to another.

The command imapsync is a tool allowing incremental and recursive imap transfer from one mailbox to another.
By default all folders are transferred, recursively. We sometimes need to transfer mailboxes from one imap server to another. This is called migration.

imapsync is a good tool because it reduces the amount of data transferred by not transferring a given message if it is already on both sides. Same headers, same message size and the transfer is done only once. All flags are preserved, unread will stay unread, read will stay read, deleted will stay deleted. You can stop the transfer at anytime and restart it later, imapsync works well with bad connections.

usage: /usr/bin/imapsync [options]

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Web Server migration without down time

As long as you manage a website, the term server migration would bang you at least once. Well, this arises due to a number of factors such as moving to a powerful server in order to have better resources to process data, change in environment like updating to a newer version of your program or web server for better results or change of service provider. The term server migration may hit you in a great deal, because you fear about lose of data, unstable websites or down-times. This article focuses on how to achieve webserver migration with zero down time without any data loss. Lets start!
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