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How to Insert a Folder Into the Message Store for Testing (Doc ID 1006256.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 15, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Messaging Server - Version 5.2.0 and later
All Platforms


This document provides instructions for inserting a folder into an existing account for testing.

The shown method below is an academic approach to the restore of a mail folder.  The intention is rather to give you an idea on what needs to be done if, for example, you want to add an external folder to an existing mail account.  This can be very handy for test purposes.  Mind you, this method can be used to restore a user's mail folder, but, it could show some unexpected side-effects.


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In this Document
 Supported Method: the deliver command
 Step 1: Determine Where The User's Folder Should Exist
 Using hashdir
 Using mboxutil -lxp
 Step 2: Creating the Folder
 Step 3: Restore the Folder Contents from Backup
 Step 4: Run reconstruct  on the folder

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