Setting up your site's email services
Quick-start guide: home
If your service provider enables email services for your
site, you and your users can send and receive email over the Internet.
Watch a demo: How to set up your site's email
To set up your organization's email service, complete these
user accounts for yourself and other users. User accounts enable users
to access email and other services from the User Administrator control
panel. If you are using the quick-start
guide, these tasks are steps 3
up mailing lists (if available). Mailing lists are lists of email
recipients that can receive email as a group. They are useful when you
want to send messages, such as system updates, to a group of users.
aliases. An email alias is a method of mapping a nickname to an actual
email address. They are useful when you want to map a nickname, such as
"sales," to one or more email addresses.
responders. Responders are a method of automatically replying to incoming
email messages. Responders can be set up only for aliases. Whenever anyone
sends email to the alias, a prepared reply is automatically returned to
Add spam filters.
Spam filters block unwanted email
that originates from outside your site's mail server.
As the Site Administrator, you can immediately send
and receive email using the your Site Administrator email account.
You can use
message forwarding to forward email sent to your Site Administrator
account to another email account. This prevents your Site Administrator
email from taking up disk space on your site and makes it possible for
you to access messages from another account.
However, to take advantage of other email management features
and the User Administrator control panel, you need to create
a user account for yourself. You cannot manage your System Administrator
email account through the User Administrator control panel.
After you have created your account, you can log in to the
control panel to set your personal preferences, such as aliases
and responders, you
want to use for your User Administrator email account.
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Published April 16, 2004