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Email

you can use a .forward file in your home directory with an alternate email located in to to forward the email else-ware

Checking and Sending Email

All ACM user get email accounts using standard ACM credentials

username@acm.cs.uic.edu

Users can use the following methods

  1. A command line mail client run on the acm.cs.uic.edu server
  2. A standard mail client configured for IMAP and SMTP (ie thuderbird/phone mail app/etc)
  3. ACM webmail access at https://acm.cs.uic.edu/webmail

Mail Client Configuration

IMAP Settings

Server = acm.cs.uic.edu
Port = 143
Security = STARTTLS (also called TLS)
Authentication Method: Normal Password (also called Plain or Plain Text)

SMTP Settings

Server = acm.cs.uic.edu
Port = 587
Security = STARTTLS (also called TLS)
Authentication Method: Normal Password (also called Plain or Plain Text)

Email is handled by 2 servers:

Servers

postfix (SMTP)

postfix is an SMTP server running on port 25 and 587.

When a new email comes in postfix puts the mail in $HOME/Mailder/new

dovecot (IMAP)

dovecot is an IMAP server running on port 143 and 993

When a user goes to check their mail

dovecot looks for email in $HOME/Maildir

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network/email.txt · Last modified: 2016/02/15 11:30 by walter