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Lorentz Institute Email

Upon registration of your account in your offices your Institute Lorentz email account will become active. Your email address will have the form <username>@lorentz.leidenuniv.nl and can be accessed via a webmail service and/or though your favourite email client.

Webmail

Open a browser and visit https://webmail.lorentz.leidenuniv.nl/.

Email Clients

In order to access your Lorentz Institute email folders via your favourite email client you must configure it with incoming server

Incoming server: mail.lorentz.leidenuniv.nl (IMAP port 993, connection security: TLS)

and outgoing server

Outgoing server: mail.lorentz.leidenuniv.nl (SMTP port 465 or 587, STARTTLS security) 

Pine/Alpine configuration example

personal-name=Bingo Bongo
user-domain=lorentz.leidenuniv.nl
smtp-server=mail.lorentz.leidenuniv.nl/novalidate-cert/user=bbongo/ssl
inbox-path={mail.lorentz.leidenuniv.nl/novalidate-cert/user=bbongo/ssl}INBOX
default-fcc={mail.lorentz.leidenuniv.nl/novalidate-cert/user=bbongo/ssl}SENT
postponed-folder={mail.lorentz.leidenuniv.nl/novalidate-cert/user=bbongo/ssl}POSTPONED

Mozilla Thunderbird

Please follow the instructions here. Note that there is a typo in the SMTP settings. It should read mail.lorentz.leidenuniv.nl.

Email Forwarding

Email forwarding can be achieved by modifying .procmailrc in your home directory.

If you want a copy of your mail forwarded to another address, add

:0 c
! your_address@remoteserver.nl

If you want your mail forwarded to another address, without keeping a local (on our servers) copy add this

:0
! your_address@remoteserver.edu

Spam

The Lorentz Institute email server scans emails for viruses and spam. Nonetheless, it is possible that a few unwanted emails slip through our filter mesh.

institute_lorentz/institutelorentz_email.1460036857.txt.gz · Last modified: 2016/04/07 13:47 by lenocil