Mailing List Message #7125
From: Andrew Wellington <>
Subject: Re: "Leave Mail on Server"
Date: Wed, 15 Nov 2000 15:46:21 +1100
To: SIMS Discussions <>
X-Mailer: QUALCOMM Windows Eudora Version 4.3.2
Hi all,

SIMS does not keep a record of the status of each message as that is not the job of the mail server. It is the client's job to know what mail is received and what isn't.

What client are they using? If for example the client sends a DELEte command for each message but doesn't close the connection properly with a QUIT, SIMS will not remove the messages. Some mail clients I have seen do this, fortunately they were rare ones.

They probably do have the client setup to Leave Mail on Server or delete after "x" days.


At 21:25 14/11/00 -0700, you wrote:
What are the signs within a mail account file, that the client has checked "Leave Mail on Server." I have one client that has a chronically growing account file and periodically I empty it out after he assures me he's received all his mail. I've asked him if his mail client is set to "Leave Mail on Server" and he insists that it is not.

In the account file, are there codes or indicators that show the status of each email -- delivered or not?

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