Timeline of Clinton email server setup

Former 2008 Clinton campaign adviser Jehmu Greene and Kristin Tate  weigh in after investigation documents are released


Several dozen pages of documents released Friday from the FBI’s Hillary Clinton email investigation lay out a timeline of how her servers were set up.

The timeline is as follows: 

June 2008: An Apple representative installs a private server in the basement of the Clintons' Chappaqua home - hosts the & private email domains.

Fall 2008: Clinton aide Justin Cooper – at the suggestion of Huma Abedin – contacts IT specialist Bryan Pagliano about building a new server to host a private Hillary Clinton email domain and to maintain that server (separate from the Apple server).

Fall 2008 to January 2009: Bryan Pagliano uses hardware from Clinton's presidential campaign headquarters and commercially bought equipment to construct the new server.

January 2009: HRC decides to stop using her BlackBerry email account ( and directs aides to create a new private domain ( That domain is hosted on the Clinton's Apple server maintained by Cooper.

1/13/2009: The domain registered with Network Solutions. Clinton aide Justin Cooper is listed as the domain's point of contact.

Mid-to-late January 2009: Clinton transitions to the newly created account. At this time she stopped using her BlackBerry email account as her primary address.

1/21/2009: Hillary Clinton sworn in as Secretary of State.

March 2009: Bryan Pagliano & Justin Cooper physically install the new server into the basement of the Clintons' Chappaqua, NY home – that server is maintained by Bryan Pagliano. Cooper & Pagliano begin the transfer of email data from the Apple server to the newly constructed server.

March 2009: The Clintons' old Apple server is repurposed to serve as a personal computer for household staff.

3/18/2009: Last known email discovered by FBI to have been sent by HRC from her BlackBerry account.

Fox News' Matthew Dean contributed to this report.