[thelist] 1and1 hosting

Dan McCullough dan.mccullough at gmail.com
Tue Jul 19 08:58:07 CDT 2005

We have our own email server for corporate, I know sometimes that can
be a sticking point with smaller hosting companies.  I am a Unix admin
and have another on staff so with our other host we just made the
edits to the files ourselves and never had any problems.  So thanks
for the heads up.

On 7/19/05, Jason Handby <jasonh at corestar.co.uk> wrote:
> > I'm looking at moving my companies hosting to 1and1 and was
> > looking for opinons and horror stories, if any.
> Be wary of their technical support!
> I moved my email hosting to them, having spoken to their tech support by
> phone and been assured that I didn't have to have my DNS hosted with
> them in order for it to work. A couple of weeks later I started getting
> "reminder" emails from their system telling me that my email hosting
> would be deleted if I didn't move my DNS to them. They then rather
> sheepishly told me that their initial advice had been wrong after all.
> So I had to cancel the package. Annoying.
> (I now host my email at www.fasthosts.co.uk who seem much more laid back
> and flexible.)
> That's just email hosting; your mileage may vary, especially if what
> you're doing is fairly straightforward and fits with how their automated
> system likes to do things.
> Jason
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