[CentOS] mail issue help and need good mail server

John Plemons john at mavin.com
Fri Feb 19 19:34:58 UTC 2010


What mail client are you using?

My people use Thunderbird, it keeps track of the emails that it has 
downloaded and doesn't download again...

I had this problems years ago with earlier versions, but only at random 
and on different clients and at different time, it was unrepeatable..

John


On 2/19/2010 2:23 PM, chloe K wrote:
> Thank you for your helping
>
> but why user keeps downloading mails what he downloaded before?
>
> I check the mail client setting and it works fine
>
> If it is not server control, any hints about this problem
>
> Thank you
>
>
>
> --- On Fri, 2/19/10, Les Mikesell<lesmikesell at gmail.com>  wrote:
>
>    
>> From: Les Mikesell<lesmikesell at gmail.com>
>> Subject: Re: [CentOS] mail issue help and need good mail server
>> To: centos at centos.org
>> Received: Friday, February 19, 2010, 1:43 PM
>> On 2/19/2010 12:26 PM, chloe K
>> wrote:
>>      
>>> Hi
>>>
>>> What mail server can prevent incoming mail to repeat
>>>        
>> downloading to the mail client?
>>
>> It is usually up to the client what they want to download,
>> how many
>> times they do it (a user may have different clients and may
>> reconfigure
>> them to drop and re-add an account, etc.), and when they
>> delete from the
>> server.  I'd be surprised if any servers strictly
>> limit repeat
>> downloads.  On the other hand, any sensible mail
>> client will track the
>> messages it already has and not download them again. 
>> If something is
>> doing it repeatedly it is probably broken.
>>
>> -- 
>>     Les Mikesell
>>      lesmikesell at gmail.com
>>
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