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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.
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'''
* '''Linux'''
**If you haven't configured an account for now cancel the new account wizard by pressing on "cancel", then press on <code>ALT+F</code> to show the menus and go to <code>Tools > Options</code>.
**If you haven't configured an account for now cancel the new account wizard by pressing on "cancel", then press on <code>ALT+F</code> to show the menus and go to <code>Edit > Preferences</code>.
**Scroll down to the <code>Config Editor</code> and open it.
**Scroll down to the <code>Config Editor</code> and open it.
**Click on <code>I accept the risk</code>.
**Click on <code>I accept the risk</code>.
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**Restart Thundebird and configure your account.
**Restart Thundebird and configure your account.


* '''Linux'''
* '''MAC'''
**If you haven't configured an account for now cancel the new account wizard by pressing on "cancel", then press on <code>ALT+F</code> to show the menus and go to <code>Edit > Preferences</code>.
**If you haven't configured an account for now cancel the new account wizard by pressing on "cancel", then press on <code>COMMAND+F</code> to show the menus and go to <code>Thundebird > Preferences</code>.
**Scroll down to the <code>Config Editor</code> and open it.
**Scroll down to the <code>Config Editor</code> and open it.
**Click on <code>I accept the risk</code>.
**Click on <code>I accept the risk</code>.
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**Restart Thundebird and configure your account.
**Restart Thundebird and configure your account.


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

Revision as of 15:47, 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.

  • 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 COMMAND+F to show the menus and go to Thundebird > 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.
  • 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.