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HOWTO: Email Client

HOWTO: Configure Thunderbird 3.1.11

  • Lauch thunderbird, enter basic CS account information
  • Stop automatic probe and click "Manual Server Setup"
  • Server Settings:
    • Imap server settings:
      • Server name:imap.cs.rpi.edu
      • port 993
      • Connection Security: SSL/TLS
      • Authentication method: Normal password
    • Outgoing server (SMTP) settings:
      • Description: cs-smtp
      • Server Name: mail.cs.rpi.edu
      • Port: 465
      • Connection security: SSL/TLS
      • Authentication method: Normal password

HOWTO: Configure the icedove or thunderbird email client version 3x (3.0)

Launch thunderbird, enter basic CS account information


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Automated server probe, click <stop>


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Manual Server Setup


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Imap Server Settings


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Smtp Server Edit


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Smtp Server Settings


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Attach CS smtp server as the outgoing mailserver


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Extra extensions / themes to install

  • Adblock Plus
  • Display Quota
  • Enigmail
  • Noia 2.0 eXtreme
  • ThunderBrowse
  • Update notifier


JoeyArmstrong - 28 Jan 2010
StevenLindsey - 1 Aug 2011
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serverprobe.pngpng serverprobe.png manage 8.4 K 08 Jan 2010 - 00:27 UnknownUser  
serversettings.pngpng serversettings.png manage 17.8 K 08 Jan 2010 - 10:59 UnknownUser  
serversettings2.pngpng serversettings2.png manage 14.7 K 08 Jan 2010 - 11:16 UnknownUser  
smtpserver.pngpng smtpserver.png manage 13.3 K 08 Jan 2010 - 11:03 UnknownUser  
smtpserver1.pngpng smtpserver1.png manage 8.5 K 08 Jan 2010 - 11:19 UnknownUser  
Topic revision: r5 - 03 Aug 2011, lindss2@LAB.CS.RPI.EDU
 

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