Did You Know? Importing Into and Exporting From Zimbra

Did You Know? Importing Into and Exporting From Zimbra

The Preferences > Import/Export enables to you move content into and out of your Zimbra account.

To access the page:

  1. Click the Preferences tab.
  2. Click the Import/Export option in the overview pane.


You can import and export the following:

  • Mail folders in tar-gzipped (.tgz) format
  • Calendars in iCalendar (.ics) format
  • Contacts in .csv format

Shown above is an example of exporting a mail folder. After selecting the folder to export, you can click the “Advanced settings” option to specify:

  • What data types are included in the export
  • What date range to export
  • What filters to use, if any

When importing, Zimbra will detect what type of file is being imported and display import options based on the file type.


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