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YAHOO-GMAIL-IMAP

Overview

Preparation for Gmail Accounts

Before migrating the historical data from a GSuite mailbox using the less secure access method, the  end-user has to enable the less secure apps access as given in the steps below:

  1. Users should enable access for less secured apps in Gmail Account Setting
  2. Users should confirm the setting in the email received from Google Support 
  3. Configure Gmail for sharing or sync

Step A: End users should enable access for less secured apps in Gmail

  1. Log in to to Gmail account
  2. Go to Google Account > Sign in & Security option
  3. Choose the Apps with account access option
  4. Turn On the option Allow less secure apps

Step C: User should confirm the access

If the user receives an email from Google support with subject Review Blocked sign-in attempt, the user should be asked to do as follows:

  • Open the mail
  • Click Secure your account
  • Skip all the steps and navigate to Disable access for less secured apps section and  turn On the Access for less secure apps

Step D: Configure Gmail for sharing or sync

IMAP sync of Gmail requires that IMAP is full enabled. And here is how to check if your Gmail has IMAP enabled:

  1. Log into your Gmail account at https://mail.google.com.
  2. Go to your Gmail settings and select “Forwarding and POP/IMAP” (the direct link should be https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#settings/fwdandpop).Please verify the following:
    1. Enable IMAP” should be selected.
    2. Do not limit the number of messages in an IMAP folder” should be selected.
    3. Save the above settings.
  3. Go to the “Labels” tab (the direct link should be: https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#settings/labels).
    1. Verify that “All Mail” have “Show in IMAP” enabled.
    2. If you are syncing emails from a label or sharing a label, you need to ensure that label and all sub-labels in that label have IMAP enabled.

Source information (YAHOO)

FIELD NAMEDESCRIPTIONSAMPLE VALUE
User IDUser id on Yahoo domain whose data needs to be imported
(Note: The id should not contain the domain name.)
"john"
DomainSource domain on Yahoo "baya.com"
PasswordPassword of the user on the Yahoo domain
Note: Passwords cannot contain special characters mentioned in the list given here. Update the password before submitting the request.
ServerIP address or host name of the domain on Yahoo "imap.mail.yahoo.com"
Port

Port on the source server for connection

"993" 
Note:
When syncing email data from a mailbox on Yahoo, All Mail folders and its contents will be synced. This ensures that all mail (except the ones moved to the Trash or Spam folders) from the account are synced without any duplicates.


Source Filter information

Filter by date range

FIELD NAMEDESCRIPTIONSAMPLE VALUE
Since (YYYY-MM-DD)Start date from which to sync mail.
The mail transacted AFTER the start date and BEFORE the end date will be synced.
2019-01-01
Before (YYYY-MM-DD)End date till which to sync mail.
The mail transacted AFTER the start date and BEFORE the end date will be synced.
2019-02-01








Filter by folder

FIELD NAMEDESCRIPTIONSAMPLE VALUE
FolderThe folder in the source account which you want to sync.

Note: The contents of the folder and all it's sub-folders will be synced.

meetings/jun 2019

  1. To migrate data from a specific folder specify exact folder name or path. Use "/" slash as a separator. For example, gmail-imap-4oct. meetings/jun 2019
  2. Folder name should not contain characters pipe (|) and double quote (") in it.
  3. The contents of the folder and all it's sub-folders will be synced. 



Destination information (GMAIL)

FIELD NAME DESCRIPTION SAMPLE VALUE
User ID The user id on the Gmail.
(Note: The id should not contain the domain name.)
"john"
Domain Destination domain on Gmail "baya-com"
Password Password of the user on Gmail
Note: Passwords cannot contain special characters mentioned in the list given here. Update the password before submitting the request.
Server Hostname for the domain "imap.gmail.com"
Port Port on the destination server for connection "993"
Folder Name of the destination folder to be created in the account. Mail will be imported in this folder. 

 DO NOT use any reserved folder name on Gmail.

"Data27092018"

Note: When submitting two or more requests to import data to the same destination mailbox, it is recommended to choose a different destination folder for each request. 
The reports generated at the end of a request enlist all the mail available in the folder imported using previous requests.

Other Information

 

FIELD NAME DESCRIPTION SAMPLE VALUE
(TO UPLOAD TO VAULTASTIC)
Send report to mail id Email address which will get the notifications "postmaster@baya.com"

Want to submit multiple jobs using CSV?

To upload multiple jobs using a CSV, create a CSV file with a list of all the users and other details required to upload data.