Jump to content

Clients from Hell

Sign in to follow this  
  • entries
    1,280
  • comments
    3
  • views
    5,843

The client has his site hosted by [Provider X]. This provider is known for issues with, namely,...

Sign in to follow this  
Lenigrast

13 views

The client has his site hosted by [Provider X]. This provider is known for issues with, namely, emails. In this case, sent messages never got delivered, and incoming was basically just junk mail. I’m talking 100+ spam messages daily.

Also good to point out, this client knows all too well this I freelance on my personal time, outside of my day job.

Client: So can you fix this?

Me: Sure, let me take a look.

After finding out the issue was in fact with [Provider X], I began setting up his email accounts with Gmail. Quick preliminary tests worked, confirming the issue.

Note that the importing of 6 months worth of emails (roughly 2000 messages) took all of 4.5 hours.

I requested the existing password to an account to import another email account but didn’t receive it. Until…

Client: I couldn’t access all my emails so I reverted to [Provider X] until I could get everything working seamlessly.

So here I am sitting here asking myself how much I like my job.


Source: Clients from Hell

Sign in to follow this  


0 Comments


Recommended Comments

There are no comments to display.

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Stop being a peeping tom and join the community.... we got cookies

Join the crew now

Sign in

Already part of the crew? Board right here

Sign In Now

×