I have a had website up for a while now and am looking to move. I really love a number of things dreamhost are doing (Price, features, SquirrelMail, willing host anything that is legal etc). I am also very glad they backup hosted sites. My current provider does not do this. (I can download a tar file but thats not really perfect).
I have 11 people using webmail on my current site. I plan to move their accounts over and give them a link back to the old site for a week or two so they can move all their mail over. (I think this should work. Even without my domain pointing to my old site they should still be about to send mail)
My problem is this. A the moment I can back up their mail in a tar file. At dreamhost mail is on a seperate server and is not backed up (yes I have emailed dreamhost about this.)
Now as we all know, users love to keep important information in their mail. All of my users at traveling the world so cannot download their information anywhere. They depend on my site.
One thought I did have was building a webpage, where users could enter their vital information and it would then be displayed for them. I could also password protect it. But then how would they remove old information? They are all very much regular computer users and would struggle with FTP, let alone html etc.
BTW I am not talking about megs of data here, just flight numbers , phone numbers, contacts that sort of thing.
Thanks a lot