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HOWTO: Configure the icedove or thunderbird email client version 2x (2.0.0.23)

Launch thunderbird


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Select Email Account as the type to create


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Enter your name and email address


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Connection type is imap, enter the incoming and outgoing server names


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Enter your login name for server connections


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Enter the name your client will display this mailbox as


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Verify your account information is correct


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Now change account settings to make your connections secure.

  • [E]dit menu
  • Select Account Settings.


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Enable secure socket connections to the incoming mailserver

  • Select Server settings.
  • Change "Use secure connection" to SSL.
  • If work off campus also select the "Use secure authentication checkbox.


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Enable Junk email filtering

  • Select Junk Settings
  • Enable trust junk mail headers sent by Spam Assasin


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Change security on the outgoing smtp connection.

  • Select Outgoing Server (SMTP)


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  • Click Edit
  • Change "Use secure connection" to "Use TLS"


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JoeyArmstrong - 07 Oct 2009
Topic attachments
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
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congratulations1.pngpng congratulations1.png manage 35.5 K 17 Sep 2009 - 01:31 UnknownUser  
identity.pngpng identity.png manage 32.2 K 17 Sep 2009 - 01:32 UnknownUser  
importdialog.pngpng importdialog.png manage 28.4 K 17 Sep 2009 - 01:23 UnknownUser  
server_info.pngpng server_info.png manage 32.1 K 17 Sep 2009 - 01:40 UnknownUser  
smtp_server.pngpng smtp_server.png manage 27.3 K 17 Sep 2009 - 02:12 UnknownUser  
user_names.pngpng user_names.png manage 27.2 K 17 Sep 2009 - 01:31 UnknownUser  
Topic revision: r9 - 08 Jan 2010, armstj2@LAB.CS.RPI.EDU
 

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