Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.

More on LinuxToday

Converting All Your MS Outlook PST Files To Maildir Format

Jun 18, 2007, 04:00 (2 Talkback[s])


Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame

[ Thanks to Falko Timme for this link. ]

"One of the challenges you may face when converting an office from Microsoft Windows to Linux is that many people archive their e-mail in PST files. There are PST tools available, but most of them are commercial, since the PST file format is closed and protected by Microsoft. There are several non-commercial methods to achieve roughly the same goal, and in this tutorial we use IMAP (more specifically, courier-imap) to convert all our e-mails from PST to the Maildir format. The advantage of this approach is that you also lay the foundation for a new mail system, with all your old e-mails already imported the day you switch over..."

Complete Story

Related Stories: