[thelist] changing webhosts and losing all sent email on MacMail

Nan Harbison nan at nanharbison.com
Tue Aug 12 05:33:51 CDT 2008

That must be what happened. I told him for the future that he should see if
there is a setting to store all mail locally on his laptop.


-----Original Message-----

> Hi All,
> I have a client who just asked me to change their webhost from Verio 
> to Godaddy. It went fine except my client, who uses MacMail has lost 
> all of his sent email. What is up with that? I only have experience 
> with PCs and Outlook, which would NOT have suddenly deleted all the 
> old sent email just because there are slightly different setting for 
> outgoing email.
> Does anyone have experience with this? He is pretty upset. I know Macs 
> are great for graphics and other stuff, my sister who is not computer 
> savvy at all loves how easy her Mac is to use. But most businesses I 
> deal with use PCs. This client switched everyone in the office to 
> Macs, when they were all comfortable with their PCs. This is probably 
> another discussion..........

Are you sure this person wasn't just storing his sent mail on the server?

-> jp

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