In this document:
Install updated software or update Mozilla
SPAM settings, E-mail disk quotas, Vacation
messages, Forwarding your e-mail
Welcome to Mirapoint, UD's New E-mail
System-Wide Changes to UD's E-mail System
Using Webmail Direct (New webmail
IT Help Center
Last Updated: 3/3/05
Copyright © 2005
University of Delaware
Do not follow these directions until you have received
e-mail from the IT Help Center informing you that your e-mail
account has been moved to the new Mirapoint server.
There are two things you'll need to do to be sure that your
e-mail works properly after your account has been converted:
- Install an updated copy of Mozilla that
contains all the proper settings for your account (or modify
the settings manually) and
Learn about system-wide changes
for e-mail disk quotas, junk
e-mail forwarding and "vacation" messages.
- Install an updated copy of Mozilla or
update your copy for use with the new mail system
- If you are using a Macintosh computer, you are not using
a copy of Mozilla modified for use at UD. Go directly to directions for Macintosh Mozilla
- Windows users: Determine whether or not your copy of Mozilla has been
customized for use at UD.
- If your computer has a UD-shield icon like this one
on its desktop, you have a copy of Mozilla customized for use at
the University of Delaware.
- If your computer's icon for Mozilla is a picture of the
you do not have a copy of the UD-customized Mozilla
If you do not have a desktop icon for
Mozilla, open Mozilla from your program menu.
If you see a "YoUDee splash screen" before Mozilla launches a
web page, you are using a copy of Mozilla customized for use at
Select the link to the appropriate conversion directions listed
- SPAM (Junk Mail) Settings, E-mail disk
quotas, Vacation messages, Forwarded e-mail
As a result of the move to the new e-mail system, there have
been some system-wide changes in how certain e-mail procedures work.
For example, if your account exceeds your
e-mail disk quota, you will be unable to receive any new
You should log into Webmail Direct by going to
and follow the directions at
- store suspected SPAM (Junk Mail) in a separate
folder (rather than have it come to your inbox),
- easily view your e-mail disk use, or
- set a "vacation" message.
In addition, if you had used a
.forward file to forward e-mail
to another e-mail account, you will need to use UD's Network
Page ( http:/www.udel.edu/network ) to change or delete any forwarding