[thelist] backups / disk space

patrick pms at stoutstreet.com
Mon Mar 5 12:45:48 CST 2012

On 3/5/2012 1:31 pm, Meshack wrote:
> Yes, when I was looking into hosting a few years back, I came across certain
> hosts with user complaints that unlimited really didn't mean unlimited. Even
> the host that I went with has a broad clause in their TOS that says
> something to the effect that they are free to determine the limits to their
> unlimited accounts. I don't think there is a host that doesn't have some
> clause like that in their TOS. The better ones will work with you if you
> exceed their limits, crappy hosts will just drop you or block your site
> without any notice.
> -Meshack
> -----Original Message-----
> Not sure, but there may be some fine print in these 'unlimited' plans that
> prevent this.
> You can create an rsync cron to do what you want to do

That's been our experience as well (full disclosure: I run POE Hosting, 
a web hosting business).

Look for a host that provides great support. Often that means more than 
an ephemeral unlimited promise.


patrick sanders
web sites that fit

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