CS Unix mail service

CS mail services provide Staff/Faculty IMAP/POP3/SMTP services on CSA server.

Graduate students IMAP/POP3/SMTP services on CSM/CSD server.

You must have an account on CSA / CSM to use the mail services.You can access your mail using any mail client that support IMAP or POP3.

Please see general setup below for your mail client (Outlook / Thunderbird, etc.) for IMAP and POP3.

You can enter the detailed setup for specific populat mail clients.

You can use Computer Center WebMail (select CSA or CSM as your server), or CS WebMail .

Staff/Faculty has a  size limit of 3GB for a folder (including Inbox and Sent Items folders). It is advisable not to exceed 1GB mailbox size for Inbox and Sent Items folders for performance/locking problems. For folders other than Inbox, the quota limit of home dir applies.

Graduate students has a limited INBOX size of 200MB.

Check How to reduce a mail folder size by moving older messages to other folder.

Access to INBOX and other folders can be done directly (Unix mbox) on CSD/CSM using mail / pine /mutt and other command line utilities.

General IMAP mail box setup for SEGGEL/Staff (CSA users)

  • Incoming mail setup:
    • Server : IMAPSG.cs.technion.ac.il
    • Port : Secured Connection ( SSL) port – 993
    • Imap path (default) : mail
    • Username / Password : Your CSA username/password.
  • Outgoing mail setup:
    • Server : mailout.cs.technion.ac.il
    • Port: Secured connection (SSL) port 465
    • Authentication is required (same as incoming mail username/password).

General IMAP mail box for CSM Users (Assistants)

    • Incoming mail setup: The same as SEGGEL but with server : IMAPTA.cs.technion.ac.il, and CSM/D username/password.
    • Outgoing mail setup: The same as SEGGEL above.

General POP3 Email Settings for SEGGEL/Staff (CSA users)

  • Incoming POP mail setup:
    • Server : POPSG.cs.technion.ac.il
    • Port : Secured Connection (SSL) port – 995
    • If you want to leave a copy on server, make sure you set this option, otherwiase the messages are copied to your mail client and deleted from server.
    • Username / Password : Your CSA username/password.
  • Outgoing mail setup: The same as in IMAP above.

General POP3 Email Settings for CSM Users (Assistants)

  • Incoming POP mail setup: The same as POP3 SEGGEL but with server : POPTA.cs.technion.ac.il, and CSM/D username/password.
  • Outgoing mail setup: The same as SEGGEL above.

If you want to filter Unix Email, you can use you Outlook or other mail client, or use Procmail utility.