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How to restore emails into ClearOS

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Some of our e-mails have been removed and i need to recover them. I need to take an old backup and restore it into ClearOS. Specifically i need to restore the e-mails that are missing. How do i do this?
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by:Mazdajai
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What version of ClearOS?

I don't believe the backup in ClearOS save user data, logs or mail files.
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by:christoforatos1968
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Enterprise version 5.2 ClearOS.
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by:Mazdajai
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Back up does not contain the mail files unless the version has changed.

Do you have a test machine to test the back up?
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by:christoforatos1968
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I have checked the ClearOS forum for e-mail backups, but found nothing. I am new to ClearOS. Can you confirm if the backup contains the mail files?
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by:Mazdajai
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I do not have ClearOS in my lab but I have worked in clearOS in the past, it did not contain mail files.

I would recommend checking with ClearOS for confirmation.
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by:comfortjeanius
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Did you look into this documentation: "Restoring emails"

reconstruct -r user:<username>

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The command 'reconstruct -r user.john' runs ok but it takes less than a second to execute so I'm not sure if it's completed ok.
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Reconstruct rebuilds inboxes by reading the configuration from imapd.conf, the user is trying to recover deleted emails.
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I've requested that this question be deleted for the following reason:

Not found solution
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http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Linux/Distributions/Q_28398898.html#a39959597

Backup in ClearOS does not save user data, logs or mail files.
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