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==Purpose==
Move blobs from one zimbra server to another where mailbox IDs of accounts are different on both the servers.
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Move blobs from one Zimbra server to another where mailbox IDs of accounts are different on both the servers.
  
 
Sometimes people just want their messages from an old/corrupted Zimbra mailbox, and here is the way we can do this. (In this scenario LDAP of the old box is not working but mysql is up. )
 
Sometimes people just want their messages from an old/corrupted Zimbra mailbox, and here is the way we can do this. (In this scenario LDAP of the old box is not working but mysql is up. )

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Move blobs to other server when the ldap is down/corrupted

Purpose

Move blobs from one Zimbra server to another where mailbox IDs of accounts are different on both the servers.

Sometimes people just want their messages from an old/corrupted Zimbra mailbox, and here is the way we can do this. (In this scenario LDAP of the old box is not working but mysql is up. )

Resolution

Get the account address with their Mailbox ID.

mysql -e "select comment,id from zimbra.mailbox;"

Find the blobs in /opt/zimbra/store/0/{mailboxID} directory

Example 1

mysql
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| user@domain.coom | 2231 |

User BLOB Path
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/opt/zimbra/store/0/2231/msg/0

Copy the blobs to a tmp directory on the new machine, and add the blobs to the account on the new machine.

zmmailbox -z- -m user@domain.com addMessage /Inbox 310-100.msg
zmmailbox -z- -m user@domain.com addMessage /Inbox 320-200.msg

Additional Content


Verified Against: Zimbra Collaboration 8.6, 8.5, 8.0 Date Created: 04/18/2015
Article ID: https://wiki.zimbra.com/index.php?title=Move_blobs_to_other_server_when_the_ldap_is_down/corrupted Date Modified: 2015-05-21



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