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Mail Client Configuration


Generic settings:

Incoming Mail Server (IMAP):
- server:
- port: 993 (SSL)

Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP)
- port 587 or 25 (TLS)

Important: You need your nethz-username and password (eg. what you use for VPN, eDoz etc.) in order to access the Exchange mailserver.

General information for the mailserver can be found at: Informatikdienste - Mailserver

Webmail can be accessed at

Generic configuration using IMAP:
Incoming mail server: (SSL only on Port 993)
Outgoing mail server (SMTP): with TLS on Port 587 or 25
Passwords are conveyed encrypted with SSL and/or TLS only.

Please don't use IMAP with (MacOSX 10.6) as this gives problems on the mailserver.

Mail Client Configuration:

Configuration for Thunderbird 3.1.* for Mac OS X, Windows, and Linux
Configuration for for Mac OS X
Configuration for Mutt 1.5.*
Configuration for Alpine 2.*
Configuration for the Mail for iPhone 4.2.*
Configure ETH Address Book in Thunderbird
Configure NETHZ-Calendar in Thunderbird
Outlook Web Access (OWA)

Further information:


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