Sun Java System Messaging Server 6.3 Administration Reference


The options for this command are:




Subscribes the destination mailbox folder when a new folder is created by the imsimport utility.

-c y|n

Provides an answer to the question: “Do you want to continue?” if an error occurs. Specify y for yes, n for no.

-d mailbox

Specifies the destination mailbox where the messages will be stored. 

-e encoding

Specify an encoding option. 


Specifies debugging mode. 


Ignores the content-length field 


Creates a new mailbox with a .date extension if the mailbox exists. The .date extension is in the following form:


The month is specified by mm. The day is specified by dd. The year is specified by yy. For example, 052097 specifies May 20 in the year 1997. The time of day is specified by HHMMSS. For example 110000 specifies 11:00am.

-s file

Specifies the UNIX folder’s file name from which the messages are to be imported. The file parameter must be a full path name. This is a required option.

-u user

Specifies the message store identification for a user. Note that this should be identical in content and case to the UID attribute of the user's LDAP entry. If it is not the same, users will not be able to login to their INBOXES.  

-v mode

Specifies verbose mode. The values for mode are 0, 1, and 2. 0 specifies no output. 1 specifies mailbox level output. 2 (default) specifies message level output.