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Some of these settings are required during the setup process, and others are set afterwards, through Thunderbird's Tools->Account Settings menu.
Your email alias, for replying
Hampshire mail server for faculty and staff, students, or alums
Hampshire SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol) server
Your HampNet ID
Example: jjdLO (faculty and staff)
jjd98F (students and alums)
Tools-->Account Settings/Server Settings
SSL is on
Secure Authentication must be OFF
(Note: There are several other settings that are correct by default. These are the ones you must change.)
IMAP Server Directory (if it's an IMAP account)
Use IDLE command if the server supports it
Maximum number of server connections to be cached
Leave this blank
Use name and password
Thunderbird 2: Use Secure Connection
Thunderbird 3 only
Check "Use name and password," and enter yourHampNet ID (e.g. jjdLO or jjd05F).
"Use secure connection:" should be set to TLS.
"Use secure authentication" should not be checked. Connection security should be STARTTLS.
If it's an IMAP account, select the folders from WebMail that you want to see
Recommend include sent mail, so you can have one sent mail folder for WebMail and locally sent files .
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