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SOLVED Move emails from one domain to another

Discussion in 'E-mail Discussion' started by samuelmf, Feb 27, 2018.

  1. samuelmf

    samuelmf Well-Known Member

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    I had a new domain www.newdomain.com and i want to move all the emails on the user@oldomain.com to user@newdomain.com.

    I've tried to do by copying the folders cur, new, tmp from user@oldomain.com to the folder of the user@newdomain.com with the cpanel file manager.

    When i see the user on the email section of the cpanel it has the same size of the user in the oldomain, but when i enter to the webmail to see if the emails are on the folders, i see the empty folders, sent, trash, draft.

    What i'm doing wrong?
     
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    webhostuk Well-Known Member

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    Check the permission and ownership if you are not able to see emails. Most of the times the issue is with ownership and permissions of the files/folder.
     
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    samuelmf Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the reply, it wasnt a permissions problem, the problem was that i've copied only the folders that the file manager show, i forgot to tick the option, show hidden files/folders (dotfile).

    And now all is ok!
     
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    cPanelMichael Technical Support Community Manager
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    I'm glad to see you solved the issue. Thank you for sharing the outcome.
     
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