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    rxi
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    Default Leaving mail on server

    Hi All
    Is there an option with POP3 accounts to leave the mail messages on the server? Ive checked these forums and account settings but i cant seem to find the option (if it exists).

    Also gmail allow pop3 access so it might be a good idea to remove the enforcement of IMAP access only.

    Thanks
    Peter

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    There is no option to leave the mail on the server for POP3, if you want that feature then use IMAP.
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    I went ahead and downloaded the messages anyway and it left them on the server by default. The option to delete messages from server is grayed out in the account setup for me.

    Peter

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    Yeah we plan to have this option disabled until we have a local backup solution for users. Thanks!

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    So what's the status as of Zimbra zdesktop_0_90_build_1278? Are the emssages left on the server or not? phoenix says no, jjzhuang says yes, both Zimbra employees? I need my messages to stay on the Yahoo Mail server and I don't want a surprise when I launch Zimbra Desktop. Is it documented anywhere? I could not find any mention of it.

    Thanks

    Fred

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    before 1278 we force you to leave every message on server when using POP; in 1278 we start to allow users to delete them (there a checkbox).

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    Great, thanks! Maybe that could be added to the documentation/FAQ/Help if not there yet? (I could not find anything about it a couple of weeks ago).

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    Fred

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    help pages are a little behind during beta stage. the current help pages are current with build 1251.

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