E-MAIL SETUP
- NETSCAPE MESSENGER/COMMUNICATOR

The following instructions cover typical usage of Netscape Messenger/Communicator and assume the software has been installed correctly on your system. The instructions are only for individuals with a direct Internet connection, by modem or network. If you are behind a firewall or proxy server, the information below may not work. Consult your network administrator for more information. Click on the link below depending on which mail software you are using.

INTERMAIL
Netscape Navigator v3.0x
Netscape Communicator v4.0x
Netscape Communicator v4.5x

IMAIL
Netscape Communicator v4.0x
Netscape Communicator v4.5x


INTERMAIL

Netscape Navigator v3.0x

IMPORTANT: Wherever you see pop.registeredsite.com and smtp.registeredsite.com noted, you must type this information exactly as it is written. Do not use pop.yourdomain.com or smtp.yourdomain.com.

This section describes how to configure Netscape Navigator to access your POP e-mail box.

1. From Options menu, select Mail and News Preferences.

2. Click the Servers tab at the top of the dialog box.

• Outgoing Mail Server: "smtp.registeredsite.com"
• Incoming Mail Server: "pop.registeredsite.com"
• POP3 User Name: popID/yourdomain.com

3. Click the Identity tab.

• Name: your name
• Your E-mail: the e-mail address for the POP mailbox
• Reply-to Address: your e-mail address

All other settings are optional. Choosing Netscape Mail from the Window menu will then open a box that will allow you read and send mail.

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Netscape Communicator v4.0x

This section describes how to configure Netscape Communicator to access your POP e-mail box.

1. From the Edit menu, select Preferences.

2. Open the Mail & Groups section, and Click Mail Server.

• Mail Server User Name: popID/yourdomain.com
• Outgoing Mail Server: "smtp.registeredsite.com"
• Incoming Mail Server: "pop.registeredsite.com"

3. Click Identity in the left column.

• Your Name: your name
• E-mail Address: the e-mail address for the POP mailbox
• Reply-to Address: your e-mail address

All the other settings are optional. Choosing Messenger Mailbox from the Communicator menu will open the part of Netscape that allows you to read and send mail.

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Netscape Communicator v4.5x

This section describes how to configure Netscape Communicator to access your POP e-mail box.

1. From the Edit menu, select Preferences.

2. Open the Mail & Newsgroups section and click Mail Servers.

• Outgoing Mail Server: "smtp.registeredsite.com"
• Click Add to add a new POP Server

3. Configure Pop Server

• Server Name: "pop.registeredsite.com"
• Server Type: select POP3 Server.
• User Name: popID/yourdomain.com

4. Click Identity in left column.

• Your Name: your name
• E-mail Address: the e-mail address for the POP mailbox
• Reply-to Address: your e-mail address

All other settings are optional. Choosing Messenger Mailbox from the Communicator menu will open the part of Netscape that allows you to read and send mail.

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IMAIL

Netscape Navigator v4.0x

1. Open Netscape Mail.

2. Click Edit on the menu bar.

3. Click Preferences in the Edit menu.

4. Click Identity under the Mail & Newsgroups section of the Preferences window and complete the following fields.

Your Name - The name from which any e-mail sent using this profile will display.
E-mail Address - The e-mail address from which any e-mail sent using this profile will display.

5. Click Mail Servers under the Mail & Newsgroups section of the Preferences box, then click Edit under Incoming Mail Servers.

6. Complete the following fields in the Mail Server Properties Box:

Server Name - The mail server from which e-mail is to be retrieved. Enter mail.your domain name. For example: mail.sonicinet.com.
Server Type - All SonicInet mail servers use the POP3 protocol. Do not change the server type to anything besides POP3.
User Name - The user on your iMail server from which you wish to retrieve mail. See the iMail - creating users section for setting up additional accounts.

7. Click OK to return to the Preferences window.

8. Complete the following fields under Outgoing Mail Server.

Outgoing Mail (SMTP) Server - The mail server through which e-mail will be sent. You may use your ISP's outgoing mail server, or your SonicInet mail server, which is the same as your incoming mail server.
Outgoing Mail Server User Name - If you are using your mail server at SonicInet, leave this field blank.

9. Click OK to close the Preferences window.

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Netscape Navigator v4.5x

This section describes how to configure Netscape Communicator to access your POP e-mail box.

1. From the Edit menu, select Preferences.

2. Open the Mail & Newsgroups section and click Mail Servers.

Outgoing Mail Server: "mail.yourdomain.com"
Click Add to add a new POP Server

3. Configure Pop Server

Server Name: "mail.yourdomain.com"
Server Type: select POP3 Server.
User Name: popID@yourdomain.com

4. Click Identity in left column.

Your Name: your name
E-mail Address: the e-mail address for the POP mailbox
Reply-to Address: your e-mail address

All other settings are optional. Choosing Messenger Mailbox from the Communicator menu will open the part of Netscape that allows you to read and send mail.


Unfortunately, Netscape Messenger does not natively support retrieval of multiple e-mail accounts for POP3 mail servers. To retrieve mail from multiple accounts, you will need to setup additional user profiles using the User Profile Manager supplied with Netscape. See your Netscape documentation for more information.

There are many more options available in Netscape Messenger. See the software's documentation for more information about advanced options.

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