Sun Java System Messaging Server 6 2005Q4 Administration Reference


The options for this command are:



-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 where 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 id for a user. Note that this is not necessarily the login id of the user. This is a required option. 

-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.