In this document:
Check to be sure mail.udel.edu is your mail
Remove mail/ from IMAP folder path
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
Express to Read and Send E-mail
Using Webmail Direct (New webmail
IT Help Center
Last Updated: 2/8/05
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 three things you'll need to do to be sure that your
e-mail works properly after your account has been converted:
- Check to be sure Outlook Express points at
- Remove mail/ from the Outlook Express
folder path, and
Learn about system-wide changes
for e-mail disk quotas, junk
e-mail forwarding and "vacation" messages.
- Check to be sure mail.udel.edu is your e-mail
- Start Outlook Express and log in as you ordinarily do.
- You will need to check the Servers property for
From the Folders list, highlight your account name
(either mail.udel.edu or copland.udel.edu),
and select Properties from the File menu.
Click the Servers tab
Make sure the incoming and outgoing mail servers are listed as mail.udel.edu and not “copland.udel.edu”. If they are listed as “copland.udel.edu” change them to mail.udel.edu.
- Remove mail/ from the IMAP folder path
Next, click the tab labeled IMAP.
Change your root folder path by removing the "mail/" in the box at the top. Also, make sure the box labeled “Check for new messages in all
folders” is unchecked. Your screen should look similar to the one below
Click Apply then click OK. (If the server settings
were correct and you made no changes, just click OK.)
Click Close. If you are prompted with a box similar to the one below, click Yes.
- 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