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How to migrate user to new account name (married - name change)

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Aug 29, 2013 5:41 AM

I am wondering how some of you handle a name change where someone gets married, and wants a new email address reflecting this.

 

I know I can add an alias, but I was thinking more along the lines of a new account, forwarding the email from the old account for a time.

 

The big area I am not sure of is migrating the folders over.  I know I can set up both accounts on one machine, have the user manually migrate their folders over.  If I set one of the accounts to forward, how does this effect the folder listing in the mail client?  Will the folders disappear?  Is there a way to migrate all the folders over from the server side?

 

Thanks for any help thining this process through.

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