Difference between revisions of "Mail"

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= Configuration =
= Configuration =


ULB mail client information :
'''ULB mail client information :'''
 
* '''Mail address :''' <code>surname.name@ulb.ac.be</code>


IMAP configuration :
IMAP configuration :
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* '''SMTP server security protocol :''' <code>STARTTLS</code>
* '''SMTP server security protocol :''' <code>STARTTLS</code>
* '''SMTP server user name :''' <code>your netid</code>
* '''SMTP server user name :''' <code>your netid</code>
* '''SMTP server authentication method :''' <code>normal password</code>
'''VUB mail client information :'''
IMAP configuration :
* '''IMAP server address :''' <code>outlook.office365.com</code>
* '''IMAP server port :''' <code>993</code>
* '''IMAP server security protocol :''' <code>SSL/TLS</code>
* '''IMAP server user name :''' <code>netid@vub.be</code>
* '''IMAP server authentication method :''' <code>normal password</code>
SMTP configuration :
* '''SMTP server address :''' <code>smtp.office365.com</code>
* '''SMTP server port :''' <code>587</code>
* '''SMTP server security protocol :''' <code>STARTTLS</code>
* '''SMTP server user name :''' <code>netid@vub.be</code>
* '''SMTP server authentication method :''' <code>normal password</code>
* '''SMTP server authentication method :''' <code>normal password</code>



Revision as of 15:46, 30 October 2020

Support

We are not in charge of the emails servers. Please contact the university support :

Upcoming Change

ULB/VUB are switching to Microsoft as mail provider.

  • VUB: All users have been migrated
  • ULB: No switch at the moment

Configuration

ULB mail client information :

IMAP configuration :

  • IMAP server address : imap.ulb.ac.be
  • IMAP server port : 993
  • IMAP server security protocol : SSL/TLS
  • IMAP server user name : your netid
  • IMAP server authentication method : normal password

SMTP configuration :

  • SMTP server address : smtp.ulb.ac.be
  • SMTP server port : 587
  • SMTP server security protocol : STARTTLS
  • SMTP server user name : your netid
  • SMTP server authentication method : normal password


VUB mail client information :

IMAP configuration :

  • IMAP server address : outlook.office365.com
  • IMAP server port : 993
  • IMAP server security protocol : SSL/TLS
  • IMAP server user name : netid@vub.be
  • IMAP server authentication method : normal password

SMTP configuration :

  • SMTP server address : smtp.office365.com
  • SMTP server port : 587
  • SMTP server security protocol : STARTTLS
  • SMTP server user name : netid@vub.be
  • SMTP server authentication method : normal password

Thunderbird 78 connection workaround

Starting from Thunderbird 78 Mozilla disabled TLS connections version 1.0 & 1.1 by default, you need to enable it in order to connect with the ULB server.

  • Windows
    • If you haven't configured an account for now cancel the new account wizard by pressing on "cancel", then press on ALT+F to show the menus and go to Tools > Options.
    • Scroll down to the Config Editor and open it.
    • Click on I accept the risk.
    • Search for security.tls.version.min and change the value to 1.
    • Restart Thundebird and configure your account.
  • Linux
    • If you haven't configured an account for now cancel the new account wizard by pressing on "cancel", then press on ALT+F to show the menus and go to Edit > Preferences.
    • Scroll down to the Config Editor and open it.
    • Click on I accept the risk.
    • Search for security.tls.version.min and change the value to 1.
    • Restart Thundebird and configure your account.
  • MAC
    • If you haven't configured an account for now cancel the new account wizard by pressing on "cancel", then press on ALT+F to show the menus and go to Edit > Preferences.
    • Scroll down to the Config Editor and open it.
    • Click on I accept the risk.
    • Search for security.tls.version.min and change the value to 1.
    • Restart Thundebird and configure your account.