[HCoop-Help] moving e-mail

Lauren McNees lauren at hcoop.net
Sun Jun 29 19:25:41 EDT 2008

That was a brilliant suggestion. Actually, I feel like the stupid one for
not thinking of it myself. And I guess google doesn't suggest it in their
help section because they want you to pay to use one of their fancy
uploading tools...? Anyway, thank you!


> Maybe I am a stupid, but my first thought would be to set up
> Thunderbird so both accounts are showing, select all the messages in
> the old account, and just drag them to the new one like you're moving
> them to a new folder... (If you have a lot it might be best to do it
> in chunks).
> Zach
> On Fri, Jun 27, 2008 at 12:56 PM, Lauren McNees <lauren at hcoop.net> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> As I prepare to move my mail to google apps, I'm trying to figure out
>> how
>> to export my mailboxes from hcoop and import them into google, which I
>> thought I'd be able to do on my own with the google uploader tool which
>> imports from Thunderbird but apparently it only imports from Thunderbird
>> if its a pop account, and mine is imap. I tried connecting to hcoop with
>> pop with the settings given in the wiki but it fails to connect to
>> mail.hcoop.net. Any ideas on that?
>> Alternatively, there is the google imap migration tool, where google
>> connects directly to the hcoop server, but I have no idea if hcoop meets
>> the prerequisites (Microsoft Exchange Server 2003, Cyrus IMAP Server,
>> Courier-IMAP, or Dovecot and access to,,
>>,,, and Any
>> thoughts on that?
>> http://www.google.com/support/a/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=61369
>> Thanks,
>> Lauren
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