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
Using Webmail Direct (New webmail
IT Help Center
Last Updated: 3/15/05
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 points at
- Remove mail/ from the Outlook
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
Open Microsoft Outlook and log into your e-mail as usual.
From the menu bar at the top choose Tools, then
select Email Accounts.
Select View or change existing e-mail accounts. Click
With your e-mail account highlighted (copland.udel.edu or mail.udel.edu), click Change.
Your incoming and outgoing mail servers should be mail.udel.edu,
not “copland.udel.edu”. If they are set incorrectly, type
mail.udel.edu in both text boxes under Server
When you are finished, your settings should look similar to those
Remove mail/ from the IMAP folder path
Click More Settings.
Click the tab labeled Advanced
You will need to change your Root folder path by removing "mail/" in the box at the bottom. After the change, your screen should look similar to the one below:
Click OK. If you are prompted with a screen similar to the one
below, click OK.
NOTE: If you are not prompted with the dialog in step 4, then
'mail.udel.edu' from the folder list to the left and select IMAP
Then click the Query button to view your folders. Highlight the
you wish to view in your mail application and click the subscribe
Click Ok. The folders you subscribed to should appear below
mail.udel.edu in the folder list on the left.
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