How to copy/move mails from cPanel to myVesta

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hello how can move cpanel mails to vestacp webmail ?

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You can import the whole cpanel backup - viewtopic.php?f=24&t=63

But there is another solution.
cPanel is using the same maildir format for emails, so you can even create empty email accounts in myVesta (this is mandatory), and then simply copy those mail files from cPanel to myVesta server (destination folder will be: /home/user/mail/domain.com/emailusername/ )
After that, just delete dovecot caching files:

In your SSH, as root, run:

For specific email accounts:

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user=''
domain=''

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sudo find /home/$user/mail/$domain/emailusername/ -type f -name 'dovecot*' -delete
For the whole domain:

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sudo find /home/$user/mail/$domain/ -type f -name 'dovecot*' -delete
Then restart dovecot:

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sudo systemctl restart dovecot
At the end, you have to fix the permissions:

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user='myVestaUser'
find /home/$user/mail/ -type d -exec chown $user:mail {} \;
find /home/$user/mail/*/ -type d -exec chown $user:mail {} \;
find /home/$user/mail/*/ -type f -exec chown $user:mail {} \;
Instead of the user, insert the username of the account on which emails are located.
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sudo find /home/user/mail/domaim.com/emailusername/ -type f -name 'dovecot*' -delete
sudo systemctl restart dovecot
this commands for myvestacp ?
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Yes
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