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Mailstation Contacts

Unread post by moonblade » Mon Dec 19, 2016 3:56 pm


Our synology raid crashed. I have replaced the harddrives and did a full backup restore user/config and home. ( .maildir )
But we are missing our mailstation contacts where can i find them ?
All the emails are back on the mailstation

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Re: Mailstation Contacts

Unread post by jjb2 » Wed Dec 21, 2016 12:50 pm

Sadly I have found a full backup and restore doesn't actually restore everything. In fact doing that also seems to create problems with filters and other items. Yes the mail can be restored but a lot of things will seemingly not work as planned. In fact I have inquired to Synology in the past how to do a full backup/restore of mail and was told the best thing would be to download the mail to each user workstation, then recreate the mail server (which you can do minus the data) and have the users restore. Sorry to be the bearer of bad news.
So many Synology systems for so many years starting at DSM V1.x.


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