Email settings for UNIX Clients

How to use IMAP to view your UNIX email.

If you are checking your UNIX email, an IMAP connection is preferred. An IMAP connection will give you access to any folders you may have created on your IMAP account. IMAP connections also leave the original email on the server for access from another client.

Incoming Settings

  • Username: Your WPI username
  • Password: Your WPI password
  • IMAP Server: imap.wpi.edu
  • Port: 993
  • Security Type: SSL
  • MAP path prefix: Blank (setting may not appear on all clients)

Outgoing Settings

  • SMTP Server: submission.wpi.edu
  • Port: 587
  • Security Type: TLS
  • Require Sign-in?: Yes (may not be on all clients)
  • Username: Your WPI username
  • Password: Your WPI password

Audience

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