Beginning March 2nd, 2020 the Mailing Lists functionality on RootsWeb will be discontinued. Users will no longer be able to send outgoing emails or accept incoming emails. Additionally, administration tools will no longer be available to list administrators and mailing lists will be put into an archival state.
Administrators may save the emails in their list prior to March 2nd. After that, mailing list archives will remain available and searchable on RootsWeb
<wearing my RootsWeb hat>
Subject: [IMPORTANT] RootsWeb Upgrading to New Servers
Beginning Monday, 10 June 2002, RootsWeb will begin the complex and
time-consuming process of upgrading our servers to new hardware.
o What does this mean for you? Well, it means some servers will be
unavailable during this time and we are asking for your
For up-to-date information about the different resources, you can visit
http://helpdesk.rootsweb.com/ as the move progresses.
o Web Pages: FTP will be down so that changes can't be made to pages
until everything is working correctly on the new servers. There will
be a short time that the pages will not be available as the transfer
o List Administrators: When the time comes to move list servers, we
will be halting operation on the machine to complete the move. We
expect to have the machines down the least amount of time possible. No
mail will be sent from or posted to your mailing lists. We do not
expect to lose any messages.
o Board Administrators: Nothing, unless your board happens to be
gatewayed to a mailing list then the information for list
Thank you for your patience and understanding while we go through a few
- RootsWeb Staff
AR-Archives Coordinator http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/ar/arfiles.htm
AR-Crawford County Coordinator http://www.rootsweb.com/~arcrawfo/
AR-Sebastian County Coordinator http://www.rootsweb.com/~arsebast/
AR-Stone County Coordinator http://www.rootsweb.com/~arstone/
VISIT OUR WEBPAGE! http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~philsbarbie/