Use the Account web page to manage LTS account's
password and also to adjust your e-mail account settings such as mail
and disk quotas, setting up e-mail forwarding, setting up vacation
messages, configuring spam tagging and filtering, adjusting e-mail
aliases, and subscribe to daily Lehigh announcements.
SMTP (outgoing) on port 587 with TLS Encryption and Authentication is
recommended for people configuring all client (MUA) computers which
relay traffic through Lehigh. For reading mail, SSL IMAP on port 993 is preferred.
For Outlook, e-mail accounts, click the "More Settings" link and then
on the Advanced tab select "This server requires SSL" for both
incoming and outgoing. On the Outgoing tab check the requires
Antivirus is now at version 0.97.5 and scanning all mail, both
incoming and outgoing. Additional anti-phishing and scam signatures
from Sanesecurity.com are also installed.
Spamassassin 3.3.1 is installed and tagging
messages as SPAM. You can report spam messages to the FTC or by email to email@example.com. Note - When reporting a
spam message be sure to forward it with all headers (such as using the
"as attachment" option in thunderbird).
Mail to addresses identified as a phishing site are automatically
blocked, and the message "This address has been blocked due to
phishing" is displayed. If you've received a phishing message and did
respond with your password, please go to the account page and change
your password, so the phisher's can't use it.
Because we have quotas on incoming mailboxes and many external
servers have limits on e-mail, please use
a dropbox, such as one of
these (in no particular order)
for transfering large
files (over 20 MB).
For sharing collections of photos,
a free service such as Google Plus or Yahoo flickr
may be what you need.
For collaboration, you may want to use google docs, which you can access with your lehigh accounts via http://www.lehigh.edu/google.