53312_Export and Import Mail in Zimbra

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This article explains how to export and import mail in Zimbra.  This is useful if you are making a local backup of data or migrating one account to another.


    To export and import mail in Zimbra, follow the steps below.

    1. Log into Zimbra under your account.
    2. Navigate to Preferences in the top navigation bar. 
    3. On the left hand navigation bar, click Import/Export.
    4. Choose the option that is relevant and proceed with exporting or importing the mail.  If exporting mail, the file will be downloaded in .tgz format.  This can be uploaded to a different account without unzipping the file.

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    Category: E-Mail

    Last Modified:Tuesday, May 08, 2012 11:09 AM

    Type: HOWTO

    Level: Novice

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