How to configure Thunderbird 1.5.x & 2.x to use SISSA e-mail services (first part)

The configuration have to be done the first time you run thunderbird.

a) In the Account Wizard window, New Account Setup section:

  • 1) put a check in the Email account box;
  • 2) then click on Next (Continue on Mac).

Put a check in the Email account box, then click on Next ...


b) In the Account Wizard window, Identity section:

  • 1) In the Your Name field write your name (for example John Smith);
  • 2) In the Email Address field write your email address (for example jsmith@sissa.it);
  • 3) then click on Next (Continue on Mac).

Fill in carefully the Identity section ...


c) In the Server Information section:

  • 1) put a check in the IMAP box;
  • 2) in the Incoming Server field write imap.sissa.it
  • 3) in the Outgoing Server field write smtp.sissa.it
  • 4) click on Next (Continue on Mac).

Fill in carefully the Server Information section ...


d) In the Account Wizard window, User Name section:

  • 1) in the Incoming User Name: field write your SISSA user name (for example jsmith);
  • 2) in the Outgoing User Name: field write your SISSA user name (for example jsmith);
  • 3) click on Next (Continue on Mac).

Fill in carefully the Account Wizard window, the User Name section ...


e) In the Account Wizard window, Account Name section:

  • 1) in the Account Name field write the name by which you would like to refer to this thunderbird account (for example Work Account);
  • 2) click on Next (on Continue for Mac).

Write the account name, then click on Next ...


f) In the Account Wizard window, Congratulations! section, verify the information.
If it is all ok, click on Finish (on Done for Mac).
Verify the information, then click on Finish.


g) In the Mail Server Password Required window:

  • 1) write your SISSA password
  • 2) click on OK

Write your SISSA password, then click on OK.


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