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Re: [SOGo] Gmail to SOGo migration?


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  • From: Giovanni Bechis < >
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  • Subject: Re: [SOGo] Gmail to SOGo migration?
  • Date: Thu, 28 Nov 2013 16:15:37 +0100

On 11/28/13 15:56, Anna Christina Naß wrote:
> Am 28.11.2013 06:54, schrieb Niels Christian Sørensen:
>
> Hi,
>
>> Does anyone have experience in migrating a pure GMail setup to SOGo?
>
> I used to migrate away from Google Apps some time ago with different
> stations in between until I reached SOGo.
>
> I don't know if there are tools existing for doing the data export in a
> "batch" job for all of your users.
>
> Besides SOGo, you need to have a running mail system (e.g. Postfix+Dovecot)
> and authentication system (LDAP or SQL etc.).
>
> As far as I know, Google allows you to export the user data, which would be:
>
> - E-Mails: you can export all E-Mails via IMAP and import them into your
> existing mail system via IMAP.
> - Calendar: Google allows exporting every calendar in iCal format which can
> be imported into SOGo.
> - Contacts: same applies here, Google allows exporting all contacts as
> vCards (single or all in one file) which can be imported. Here you have to
> note that SOGo has some restrictions concerning the number of E-Mail
> addresses and phone numbers that can be used in contacts.
>
> I don't know if importing .ics and .vcf files into a sogo database can be
> automated, but for IMAP several unix tools exist.
>
You can try using dave [1] to import vcf files into SOGo, I wrote a tool for
a similar need using HTTP::DAV perl module and it is working fine.
Cheers
Giovanni

[1] http://search.cpan.org/~cosimo/HTTP-DAV-0.47/lib/HTTP/DAV.pm



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