[thelist] hosting and email question

Liz liz at zolabola.com
Thu Dec 8 21:29:00 CST 2005

>> .....I have some clients who just forward their email to aol or
>> gmail or whatever and they never actually log in to the host for
>> their mail and the mail ends up accumulating on the
>> server. ...eventually overloading the server.
>> ...........
>> However these clients don't log in with a pop3 so the mail does not
>> get removed.
>> What am I missing in setting this up?  How do I set it up so that
>> mail does not accumulate on the server?
>> thanks for your help,
> Don't create a POP account for them, you just need the forwarder if  
> they
> aren't going to be picking it up. The mail server doesn't need a POP
> mail account with the same name to do forwarding, just the forwarder.
> (iow, delete the POP accounts).
> cheers,
>         Mark

Oh wow!  I thought you had to create the account, before you could  

I suppose the one drawback is that it doesn't allow them to send out  
the occasional  email from "joe at my_great_domain.com " they have to  
send from their joe at aol.com  or joe at gmail.com or whatever.

oh well ...thanks very much for the quick response!

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