Over the last few weeks, as mentioned before, my colleagues and I have been working to implement a proxy server solution. One of the more aggressive bugbears we’ve fought is the size and complexity of our network — we have dozens of different network segments, some of which have pre-existing proxies, many of which are out of my team’s control. Finding a solution that worked well, everywhere, was tricky. But we’ve made progress.
Let’s say you want to move your email from one provider to another (Google to Outlook, your ISP to your new ISP). If you don’t run your own mail server1, you might have to do this every few years. I’ve done it three or four times in my life, and I’ve only been using email regularly for maybe fifteen years.
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