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Re: changing eMail hosts




On 12/27/2017, 8:21:16 PM, T <ToddMargoChester@invalid.invalid> wrote:
> On 12/27/2017 09:40 AM, dillinger wrote:
>> You realize that Thunderbirds local cache of IMAP messages is not a 
>> backup, it will happily delete all messages if you replace the server 
>> with a new (empty) server.

> Last time I did this, Thunderbird did update everything back to the server.

No, it didn't, that would be impossible without user intervention.

Your account was likely set up as a POP3 account, so the messages were
stored locally, not on the server.
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