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== E-Mail ==
 
== E-Mail ==
  
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=== Account Set Up ===
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Set up your e-mail client with the following parameters:
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* Account Type: IMAP
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* Incoming and Outgoing Mail Server: mailhost.math.wisc.edu
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* IMAP Prefix: (leave blank)
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* Incoming Server Port: 993
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* Outgoing Server Port: 465
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* Check Use SSL
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=== Vacation Mail ===
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I. VACATION MAIL
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Here is how to set up vacation notification for your math e-mail account
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First, login to login.math.wisc.edu, then type
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cd /auto/mail/YOURNAME
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where YOURNAME is your username. Then add
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the following line to the end of your .procmailrc file:
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        :0 c
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        | /usr/bin/vacation YOURNAME
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where YOURNAME is your username. Edit/create the file
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/auto/mail/YOURNAME/.vacation.msg
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and put in there the message you want sent out while you are on vacation.
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When you return from your vacation, just delete or comment out these lines
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in your .procmailrc file:
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        :0 c
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        | /usr/bin/vacation YOURNAME
 +
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This will allow our spam filters to process your incoming mail before
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it gets to your mailbox and send your vacation message to only legitimate
 +
addresses.
  
 
= Facilities =
 
= Facilities =

Revision as of 14:43, 20 July 2010

Computer Help

This is a guide to the computer facilites, services and software available at the Math department of the University of Wisconsin. Most of the facilities are for department's the faculty, graduate students and staff. Those who do not have Math department accounts may use the two kiosk PCs located at the north B1 entrance (facing Ingraham hall) or the PCs located in the Kleene Math Library on the B2 level of Van Vleck hall. Our older guide is here.

Accounts and Policies

E-Mail

Account Set Up

Set up your e-mail client with the following parameters:

  • Account Type: IMAP
  • Incoming and Outgoing Mail Server: mailhost.math.wisc.edu
  • IMAP Prefix: (leave blank)
  • Incoming Server Port: 993
  • Outgoing Server Port: 465
  • Check Use SSL

Vacation Mail

I. VACATION MAIL

Here is how to set up vacation notification for your math e-mail account First, login to login.math.wisc.edu, then type cd /auto/mail/YOURNAME where YOURNAME is your username. Then add the following line to the end of your .procmailrc file:

       :0 c
       | /usr/bin/vacation YOURNAME

where YOURNAME is your username. Edit/create the file

/auto/mail/YOURNAME/.vacation.msg

and put in there the message you want sent out while you are on vacation.

When you return from your vacation, just delete or comment out these lines in your .procmailrc file:

       :0 c
       | /usr/bin/vacation YOURNAME

This will allow our spam filters to process your incoming mail before it gets to your mailbox and send your vacation message to only legitimate addresses.

Facilities

Printing

Remote Access

TeX/LaTeX

Unix