Multiple email account setup problem

RESOLVED EXPIRED

Status

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major
RESOLVED EXPIRED
15 years ago
13 years ago

People

(Reporter: tkalb, Unassigned)

Tracking

Trunk
x86
Windows 2000

Firefox Tracking Flags

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Details

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Description

15 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.4) Gecko/20030529
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.4) Gecko/20030529

Situation:
Two email addresses, xyz@companya.com and xyz@earthlink.net 
xyz@companya.com is forwarded to xyz@earthlink.net
ISP is a DSL supplier, nalu.net
User wants to maintain two seperate email accounts in Mozilla, one for each
email address.

Problem: When trying to set up xyz@earthlink.net, after having set up
zyx@companya.com (incoming server=pop.earthlink.net, outgoing
server=smtp.nalu.net)Mozilla refuses the set up because the user names are the
same..even though email addresses are different. User names must be the same
because income mail is at same location, pop.earthlink.net. 

Email addresses could be changed-but whos going to change bus. cards and
stationary for the browser.
Browser should accept same usernames when email addresses are different.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.set up one account with user name xyz, incoming server pop.earthlink.net,
outgoing server nalu.net.
2.try setting up second email account with different address but same user name
(since both accounts come to same incoming server)

3.

Actual Results:  
Mozilla refuses second email account set up with this message:
" An account with that user name already exists. Please enter a different user name"

Expected Results:  
I expected to be able to have two email accounts set up...
I have set this up in Opera and it works just fine.

Without being able to set up two accounts with the same username but different
emaiol addresses..I will NOT be able to use Mozilla.
Product: Browser → Seamonkey

Updated

14 years ago
Assignee: sspitzer → mail
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
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