[CentOS] send existing root email to another user

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Tue Dec 1 04:16:02 UTC 2009

Lists wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm running Centos 5.4
> I have a pile of emails in my root users /var/spool/mail/root file
> I need to send this all to another address (preferrably external but 
> local would possibly do)
> I have searched a lot but can't find any way to do this. I have set it 
> so future emails get forwarded to my external address but I also need to 
> shift the existing emails.

If you are running an imap server (dovecot) you can connect to both accounts 
from any imap client (evolution, thunderbird, even outlook) and select the 
messages in one account and drag to a folder in another account.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com

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