All FastVirtual hosting plans include email mailboxes, ranging from
2 for our Email Only Package up to an unlimited number for our Platinum
and Platinum Plus hosting plans.
Mailboxes are POP3 compliant, fully compatible with all current email
client software, and can also be accessed using FastVirtual's
Interactive guides to assist you in configuring your email software
are available from the "Email" area of your account control panel,
instructions for Microsoft Outlook, Outlook Express, Eudora, and other
popular email applications.
With the exception of our Platinum and Platinum Plus hosting plans
(which have unlimited mailboxes), all plans include a predetermined number
of mailboxes. Extra mailboxes may be added at any time, subject to a $2.00
per month fee.
Email mailboxes are easily added and configured from the "Email"
area of your account control panel.
|Maximum message size:
|Maximum daily messages received:
|Mailbox size limit:
|Overflow mailbox size limit:
Mailboxes are limited to 35 MB. If a mailbox exceeds this limit,
incoming mail is diverted to an overflow mailbox. Once mail has been
collected and the mailbox is back within limits, overflow mail is
automatically delivered; usually within
Note: Email clients (Outlook, Eudora, etc.) automatically download
messages by default. An average email message (without attachments) is
around 25 KB, so your mailbox should hold over a thousand messages. If you check your email regularly and do not frequently receive very large
attachments, the overflow mailbox is not likely to be implemented.
Email Mailboxes Explained
Email mailboxes (email accounts) are the most common email service.
Messages sent to an email address are stored in a password-protected mailbox until
they are collected using an email program (i.e. Outlook, Eudora,
Customers usually add more than one mailbox to their domains.
Perhaps you would create email mailboxes for your employees (or family
- or perhaps you would create to create mailboxes for each of your departments:
Mailboxes are completely separate, with their own usernames, passwords
and filter settings. Users cannot access each others' mailboxes.
For further help documentation, including step-by-step guides to
assist you in configuring your email software, please visit the
"Email" area of your account control panel.