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I setup an iRedMail server on Ubuntu 14.04. My company currently uses Gmail but wants to switch to a cheaper solution. I set up the server with an LDAP DB, and I'm using Postfix and Dovecot for the server and transfer agent.

Is there a way to import or POP email from Gmail into iRedMail?

  • How many email boxes do you have to migrate? – Giovanni Mascellani Apr 28 '15 at 14:01
  • 150 give or take a few – T Varcor Apr 28 '15 at 14:15
  • That is probably a bit too much users for the solution I had in mind, but you can try with offlineimap, which is a script that copies email between different IMAP servers, local directories and other. It may be somewhat handmade for your needs, but it is better than nothing. – Giovanni Mascellani Apr 28 '15 at 14:21
  • Okay, Ill take a look at that, It might work. Thank you – T Varcor Apr 28 '15 at 14:25
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Try imapsync at https://imapsync.lamiral.info/ (Also available in AUR). It can migrate email between any two imap servers easily. It officially supports most email servers, and most OS. (including iRedMail, Gmail and Ubuntu)

Basic usage: imapsync --host1 imap.host1.com --user1 user@example.com --password1 P@ssw0rd --host2 imap.host2.com --user2 user@example.com --password2 P@ssw0rd.

  • Given that the OP indicates they're using Ubuntu (albeit, 3 years ago now), it might be more pertinent & useful to indicate the corresponding installation steps for Ubuntu. – Jeff Schaller Jun 24 '18 at 17:48
  • @JeffSchaller There're complete installation guides for every OS and an online-imapsync tool in the provided official website. I think that's easy enough to use:) – recolic Jun 25 '18 at 4:07

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