SISSA e-mail services using Mail on Mac (leopard)

a)

  • 1) Open the Applications folder;
  • 2) search for the Mail icon and execute it (double click).

Search for the Mail icon in the Applications folder and execute it (double click) ...


If it is the first time you use Mail jump to Item d, otherwise continue starting from item b).

b)

  • 1) Click on the Mail menu;
  • 2) then click on Preferences.

Click on the Mail menu then click on Preferences ...


c) In the Accounts window:

  • 1) select the Accounts icon;
  • 2) then click on the Plus + ” sign (on the left bottom of the window).

Select the Accounts icon, then click on the Plus " + " sign ...


Item d

d) In the Welcome to Mail window, Welcome to Mail section:

  • 1) In the Full name: field insert your name (for example John Smith);
  • 2) In the Email Address: field insert your email address (for example jsmith@sissa.it);
  • 3) in the Password: field insert your SISSA password
  • 4) at the end click on Continue.

Fill in carefully the Welcome to Mail section ...


e) In the Welcome to Mail window, Incoming Mail Server section:

  • 1) click on Account Type: drop down list, and select the IMAP option;
  • 2) in the Description field insert SISSA
  • 3) in the Incoming Mail server: field insert imap.sissa.it
  • 4) in the field User name: automatically appears your SISSA username
  • 5) in the field Password: automatically appears your SISSA password
  • 6) at the end click on Continue.

Fill in carefully the Incoming Mail Server section ...


If you are connected to internet jump to Item h, otherwise continue.
f) In the Welcome to Mail window, Incoming Mail Server section:

  • 1) A warning message will appear in the window. Please ignore it;
  • 2) then click on Continue.

Ignore the warning message and then click on continue ...


g) In the Welcome to Mail window, Incoming Mail Security section:

  • 1) put a check in the Use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) box;
  • 2) then click on Continue.

Put a check in the Use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) box then click on continue ...


Item h

h) In the Welcome to Mail window, Outgoing Mail Server section:

  • 1) in the Description: field insert: SISSA smtp
  • 2) in the Outgoing Mail server: field insert: smtp.sissa.it
  • 3) the Use only this server box have to be selected, put a check in this box if it is not present!!!,
  • 4) put a check in the Use Authentication: box;
  • 5) in the User name: field insert your SISSA username (for example jsmith);
  • 6) in the Password: field insert your SISSA password
  • 7) then click on Continue.

Fill in carefully the Outgoing Mail Server section ...


If you are connected to internet jump to Item j, otherwise continue.

i) In the Welcome to Mail window, Outgoing Mail Server section:

  • 1) a warning message will appear in the window. Please ignore it;
  • 2) and click on Continue.

 Ignore the warning message and click on Continue...


Item j

j) In the Welcome to Mail window, Outgoing Mail Server section:

  • 1) put a check in the Use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL): box;
  • 2) click on Authentication: drop down list, and select the Password option;
  • 3) then click on Continue.

The SSL box must BE selected and Password must be selected in the Authentication drop down list...


k) In the Welcome to Mail window, Account Summary section:

  • 1) put a check in the Take account online: box (this box must be selected);
  • 2) then click on Create.

Put a check in the Take account online box, then click on Create.



Save hard disk space

By default, Mail keeps copies of your messages for off line viewing, this fills some space of the hard disk. To save disk space, follow this steps.
Please note, after these operations you will not be able to read old mails when you are working off line.
a)

  • 1) click on the Mail menu;
  • 2) then click on Preferences.

Click on the Mail menu then click on Preferences ...


b) In the Accounts window:

  • 1) select the Accounts icon;
  • 2) in the Accounts list (on the left of the window) select the Description name of the SISSA account (for example: SISSA);
  • 3) click on the Advanced tab.
  • 4) in the keep copies of your messages for offline viewing: drop down list select Don't keep copies of any messages.

Fill in carefully the Advanced tab ...


c) A message will appear asking for confirmation, click on OK.
A window will appear asking for confirmation, click on OK please...


d) Trying to close the Accounts window…. (Trying to close Account window...).
…a window will appear asking you to save the changes;
please click on Save (to save the settings and close the window).
A window will appear asking you to save the changes, please click on Save.

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