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HOWTO: Forward email from user@rpi.edu to user@cs.rpi.edu

HOWTO: Forward email sent to user@cs.rpi.edu

You may chose now, or in the future (after you graduate for example) to forward your CSLab email to a different account. It is important that wherever you forward your email to that you read it at least a couple of times a week on average. To forward your email you can use the websieve interface, or you can edit the file /servers/mail/forward/USERID to specify an alternate address like userid@rpi.edu to send your email to. Here is how websieve works:

Access the websiev website: https://ruralroute.cs.rpi.edu/sieve/websieve.html
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Select Forward Mail
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Enter your forwarding email address and save
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Select advanced options to enable scripting
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Enable Scripting
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Sanity check your changes

  • Send a test message to the account setup to forward email.
  • Log into your target email account and verify the test message was delivered.

Known problems

  • If you set up forwarding a long time ago and can't seem to change it using the steps above, contact labstaff for assistance.


-- JoeyArmstrong - 10 Mar 2011
-- StevenLindsey - 13 May 2011
Topic attachments
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
advanced_options.pngpng advanced_options.png manage 61.2 K 10 Mar 2011 - 15:41 UnknownUser  
enable_script.pngpng enable_script.png manage 92.1 K 10 Mar 2011 - 15:43 UnknownUser  
sieve_screen0.pngpng sieve_screen0.png manage 60.8 K 21 Sep 2010 - 23:48 UnknownUser  
sieve_screen1.pngpng sieve_screen1.png manage 64.2 K 21 Sep 2010 - 23:47 UnknownUser  
sieve_screen2.pngpng sieve_screen2.png manage 93.7 K 21 Sep 2010 - 23:47 UnknownUser  
websieve0.jpgjpg websieve0.jpg manage 58.3 K 02 Oct 2007 - 17:37 JoeyArmstrong Screenshot #1
websieve1.jpgjpg websieve1.jpg manage 64.7 K 02 Oct 2007 - 17:37 JoeyArmstrong Screenshot #2
websieve2.jpgjpg websieve2.jpg manage 84.5 K 02 Oct 2007 - 17:38 JoeyArmstrong Screenshot #3
Topic revision: r12 - 13 May 2011, lindss2@LAB.CS.RPI.EDU
 

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