How to recreate an email account?

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2017-07-22 00:13:07 UTC

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2017-08-16 16:15:29 UTC

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How to recreate an email account?

Applicable to:

  • Plesk for Linux

Question

Roundcube shows an empty page for a particular email account.

How to recreate an email account without losing its content?

Answer

1. Backup content of an email account:

# cp -rp /var/qmail/mailnames/example.com/mail_user/ /root

2. Remove a mail user from Plesk.

3. Create a mail user with the same name.

4. Copy all content back:

# yes | cp -rp /root/mail_user/* /var/qmail/mailnames/example.com/mail_user/

5. Check the email account.

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