Using CS Webmail services (Unix CS mail) to enable “vacation” and forward mail to other addresses

Please notice that its not intended for Exchange users. If you have Cs Exchange account, please see  Mail Automatic reply (Unix vacation , Exchange Out Of The Office)  and Exchange account setting forward .

You can use CS WebMail services to login to your Unix mail account, and set “vacation” or forward mail to other address.

Setting Unix vacation (Out Of The Office) using New RoundCube Webmail:
  • Enter http://webmailrc.cs.technion.ac.il/  (new RoundCube webmail) and select your mail server (Staff or Ta) to login.
  • Login with your mail Unix  username/password. You should see your Inbox.
  • Click on Settings .
  • Click on  vacation and Forward.
  • Click  to set (V) “Send Autoreply / Vacation / Out Of Office notification“.
  • Enter/change the “Subject” and “Message” to what you want.
  • Please notice that “$SUBJECT” will be replaced, in the reply mail, with the subject of the mail sent to you.
  • Click “Save” to enable it.
  • To disable it, just unset “Send Autoreply / Vacation / Out Of Office notification“, and “Save“.
How to setup a forward address:
  • Enter http://webmailrc.cs.technion.ac.il/ and select your mail server (Staff or Ta) to login.
  • Login with your mail Unix  username/password. You should see your Inbox.
  • Click on Settings .
  • Click on  vacation and Forward.
  • in “Forwarding settings” section, enter the address to forward to in “Forward mail to:”. More than one address, enter the list comma separated.
  • To keep a copy in your CS inbox, set Keep a copy of incoming messages.
  • Click “Save” to enable it.
  • To disable it, just  remove the address from “Forward mail to:” , and “Save“.

 

If you still want to use old webmail (squirlmail) Please use the following instructions:

Setting Unix vacation (Out Of The Office) using Old Webmail:
How to setup vacation (Out of The Office):
  • Enter http://webmail.cs.technion.ac.il/ and login to your mail server (Staff or TA) .
  • Select “Autoresponder / Mail Forwarding” option.
  • Select (set) “Enable auto-reply to sender” , and enter/change the “Subject” and “Message” to what you want.
  • Please notice that “$SUBJECT” will be replaced, in the reply mail, with the subject of the mail sent to you.
  • Click “Submit” to enable it.
  • To disable it, just unset “Enable auto-reply to sender“, and “Submit“.
How to setup a forward address:
  • Select (set) “Forward incoming messages to addresses listed below” , and enter the addresses in “Forwarding email addresses (one address per line):
  • Select (Set) “Keep copies of incoming messages in this account“, to still have a copy in CS mail inbox, in addition to the forward address.
  • Click “Submit” to enable it.
  • To disable it, just unset “Forward incoming messages to addresses listed below“, and “Submit“.