Have you ever used Fastmail? Any thoughts on the service that you would like to share?

@hugo been with them for years, huge fan. Reliable, reasonably priced, saves me a ton of work.


@mike Great to know, thank you so much. Any experience with their support, that's currently my main concern.

@hugo never had to use their support but I know some people personally who have worked there, and I'd be surprised if they're not great.

As a company they seem to be pretty good, I've considered working for them more than once but the right role hasn't ever been advertised heh.

@mike that sounds like a huge yes sign, thank you so much :)

@mike @hugo A longtime friend of mine works there and I’ve had good support from Fastmail staff on the Cyrus mailing list (Cyrus is the IMAP backend they use). I used to self-host, for eight+ years, but I decided to migrate my personal domain to them this year. Great product, well implemented.

If you want a referral code hit one of us up.

@futzle Thank you so much. Sounds good, if you can please do send me the referral code, this way if I decide to go forward I already have a referral code :)

@hugo @futzle @mike going to also jump on the train of saying they’re great. I had to deal with their support when I had some issues with the static web hosting feature and HTTPS, and they were very helpful and quick and didn’t talk down to me like I don’t know tech, like most company’s service reps do — they clearly knew their stuff.

@s0 Thank you so much, this thread is helping me a lot to make my decision :)

@hugo I’ve got something like 5 domains on it at this point, all with various aliases to my one inbox, with different combinations of partial and full DNS with them. Has been 100% reliable for me over the last 6+ years.

@s0 I need to work on a similar set up. But still want to keep it portable in case I decide to move out in the future. So, I am not sure alias would work for that (meaning migrating a single account with emails for that account), probably will need to create multiple accounts or something. Need to do some more research :)

@hugo @s0 With Fastmail you pay per login, so if you have five domains all pointing to the same account you pay for one login. If you have separate logins then you pay for each one.

I do what s0 does and have all my domains point to one account. Fastmail filtering rules (standard sieve) then separate the messages into their own per-domain folder.

@futzle @s0 my concern is migrating out, as I want to be able to take my emails sent to a single account to a different provider when/if I decide to migrate. I believe that with your setup that would not be possible, probably would need multiple accounts/users/logins and then have to forward the email to the main one to keep portability.

@hugo @futzle is there a reason separating by folders inside the mailbox won’t work?

@s0 @futzle not sure if I would be able to migrate out a single account (emails in one folder) to another provider that way.

@hugo You can always filter the emails received by different addresses by their headers and move them to separate accounts over IMAP for example.
@s0 @futzle

@s0 @hugo @futzle @mike Late to this, but count me as another very happy Fastmail customer!

@virtualwolf I still haven't paid them, so you are still on time :) thank you so much

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