Difference between revisions of "Mail client settings"

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===Outgoing mail server===
 
===Outgoing mail server===
'''Now'''
 
  
'''Intern''' nikhef.nl domain:
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'''Hostname/port:
  Server name:               smtp.nikhef.nl
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Connection Security:      none (port 25)
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  Hostname: mail.nikhef.nl, smtp.nikhef.nl, smtps.nikhef.nl
Use name and password:    No
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  Port:     465
Use secure authentication: No
 
'''Extern''' nikhef.nl domain:
 
Server name:              smtps.nikhef.nl
 
  Connection Security:       SSL/TLS (port 465)
 
Use name and password:    Yes (in case you want to send mail via nikhef.nl if you are outside nikhef.nl)
 
User name:                your Nikhef account name
 
Use secure authentication: No
 
 
   
 
   
'''After''' (start date Wednesday February 3rd)
 
 
Server name:              mail.nikhef.nl (also: smtp.nikhef.nl, smtps.nikhef.nl)
 
 
Recommended for '''intern''' and '''extern''' nikhef.nl domain:
 
 
  Connection Security:      SSL/TLS (port 465)
 
  Connection Security:      SSL/TLS (port 465)
 
  Use name and password:    Yes
 
  Use name and password:    Yes
 
  User name:                your Nikhef account name
 
  User name:                your Nikhef account name
Use secure authentication: No
 
 
'''Intern''' nikhef.nl domain:
 
Connection Security:      none (port 25)
 
Use name and password:    No
 
 
  Use secure authentication: No
 
  Use secure authentication: No

Revision as of 15:51, 25 March 2010

Mozilla Thunderbird

Tips and trick for the Mozilla Thunderbird mail client.

Horde webmail

Tips and trick for the Horde webmail mail client.


IMAP Mail server

IMAP hostname/port:

hostname: imap.nikhef.nl, imaps.nikhef.nl
port:     993

Thunderbird:

Tools->Account Settings->Server Settings
IMAP mail server:       imap.nikhef.nl
Connection Security:    SSL/TLS  (port 993)
Go to: Advanced:
IMAP server directory:  make it empty


PINE:

Note: We are solving some certificate issues, for now use (al)pine on login2.nikhef.nl

Modify the file ~/.pinerc in your home directory accordingly to connect PINE to the imap server:

inbox-path={imap.nikhef.nl/ssl}inbox
folder-collections={imap.nikhef.nl/ssl}[]
default-fcc={imap.nikhef.nl/ssl}sent-mail

POP mail server

POP hostname/port:

hostname: pop3.nikhef.nl, pop3s.nikhef.nl
port:     995

Thunderbird:

POP mail server:           pop3.nikhef.nl
Connection Security:       SSL/TLS  (port 995)
Use secure authentication: No

Outgoing mail server

Hostname/port:

Hostname: mail.nikhef.nl, smtp.nikhef.nl, smtps.nikhef.nl
Port:     465

Connection Security:       SSL/TLS (port 465)
Use name and password:     Yes
User name:                 your Nikhef account name
Use secure authentication: No