Mail client settings

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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

Now

Intern nikhef.nl domain:
Server name:               smtp.nikhef.nl
Connection Security:       none (port 25)
Use name and password:     No
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)
Use name and password:     Yes
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