Mail Clients

Sending Mail as if From a Role Based Account

We sometimes want to be able to send mail from our mail client as if it's from a role-based address, without having to have a separate mailbox for it. E.g. gs4t@uwaterloo.ca is a "friendly" address for wics@uwaterloo.ca, with the goal being able to send mail as if it was sent by gs4t@uwaterloo.ca.

Mac Mail

Steps that have been seen to work with Mac Mail follow. It uses the above example. The font style distinguishes between selections and typed data.

MailPreferences

+ (lower left corner)

Add Other Mail AccountContinue

Full Name: GIRLsmarts4tech
Email Address: gs4t@uwaterloo.ca
Password: xxx (anything will do)
Create

It will say that the account must be manually configured.
Next

Mail Server: connect.uwaterloo.ca
User Name: nexus\Your Userid
Password: Your Password
Next

the defaults look ok
Next

SMTP Server: connect.uwaterloo.ca
User Name: nexus\Your Userid
Password: Your Password
Create

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Topic revision: r1 - 2015-10-13 - BillInce
 
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