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Can I copy email contents from a mailbox to another one?

Discussion in 'E-mail Discussion' started by albatroz, Mar 2, 2015.

  1. albatroz

    albatroz Well-Known Member

    Mar 6, 2003
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    One of my customers want to make a copy of the contents of certain mailboxes before deleting them,
    so my first answer was recommending to use IMAP to download all the contents to a local PC, however
    if there is too much information in the account that would take too much time.

    So I was wondering if it would be possible to create a new mailbox called
    and copy there the contents of the folders of the other accounts I want to keep contents from.

    The idea is to create a folder for each mailbox and copy in there the INBOX, SENT MAILs and other
    folders. Is that possible? How easy would it be to read the email contents then after?
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  2. cPanelMichael

    cPanelMichael Technical Support Community Manager Staff Member

    Apr 11, 2011
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    Hello :)

    Have you considered using the email archiving feature instead? It's documented here:

    cPanel - Email Archiving

    Thank you.
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