Sending E-mail from lilo blocked   cpk

To deal with the ongoing abuse of science accounts for spam, we have disabled the possibility to send e-mail from the linux login servers. This means that the lilos cannot be used anymore to run mutt/alpine or as socksproxy for mail clients. For users with cronjobs, note that cronjobs cannot send output via e-mail anymore. Please change your cronjobs to provide feedback in a different way or discuss an alternative solution with postmaster....

December 7, 2022 · updated December 7, 2022 ·  Simon

Mailman lists   howto

Mailing lists Mailman lists are highly configurable and moderatable mailman mailing lists, e.g. the list of FNWI-employees or the list of FNWI-students. Usually one can add oneself to or remove oneself from such a mailman mailing list. Every mailman mailing list has a moderator, who can approve or reject messages to the mailman mailing list. For mailman list admins: To filter spam one can choose in the Privacy options... under Spam filters as Spam filter regexp:...

October 15, 2022 · updated November 29, 2022 ·  Bram

Email   howto

Tip Webmail For quick access to your email, use one of these webmailers: https://roundcube.science.ru.nl/ https://rainloop.science.ru.nl/ Email settings When setting up your e-mail programs, it is sufficient to only enter your e-mail address. This is what your Science email address looks like: I.Lastname@science.ru.nl All technical settings are then automatically filled in for you. If that does not work, or if it is necessary to fill in the details yourself, use the settings in the table below:...

October 14, 2022 · updated November 29, 2022 ·  Bram

EmailCodes   howto

Email codes overview ALICE-1 This is an email in which students are requested to participate in the digital course evaluation. Recipients? All students that are registered in OSIRIS for the exam of the corresponding course. When? Typically on the day of the exam (around 17:00). ALICE-2 This is an email reminder in which students are requested once again to participate in the digital course evaluation. Recipients? All students that are registered in OSIRIS for the exam of the corresponding course....

September 23, 2022 · updated November 29, 2022 ·  Bram

Thunderbird   howto

Een Email account instellen. Let op: Bij een zelf geïnstalleerde PC moet u bij het installeren van Thunderbird aan het eind Launch Mozilla Thunderbird now uitvinken en klik op Finish. Laatste installatie dialoogvenster Profiel aanmaken Let Op! Heeft U al eerder Thunderbird geïnstalleerd of opgestart, zonder eerst een profiel aan te maken, lees dan eerst Thunderbird#Thunderbird_opgestart_zonder_eerst_een_profiel_aan_te_maken Start de profiel manager op, ga naar Start -> Profile Manager Programs -> Mozilla Thunderbird -> Profile Manager....

September 19, 2022 · updated November 29, 2022 ·  Bram

Ldap adresboek   howto

Faculty of Science address book in Outlook/Thunderbird Note that this only works within the RU network (or VPN) Outlook In Outlook choose Tools->Email Accounts Next select “Add a new directory or address book” and click on “Next” Select “Internet Directory Service (LDAP)” and click on “Next” Fill in server name: ldap.science.ru.nl and click on “More Settings” Select the Tab Search and fill in as search base: o=addressbook click on “OK”, subsequentlty on “Next” and finally on “Finish” Close Outlook and start it again....

September 13, 2022 · updated November 29, 2022 ·  Simon

Email authsmtp   howto

Advantages of authenticated SMTP It is desirable to authenticate to the mail server with your login name and password when sending mail. When you use authentication, the mail server will never refuse mail with the error “Relaying denied”. So it is possible to use our mail servers from outside the Faculty. If you use a laptop, you can always use the scienc mail servers, both at work and at home or abroad, providing you authenticate with the SMTP server....

October 15, 2021 · updated December 6, 2022 ·  Ben

Email antivirus   howto

Filtering of viruses in E-mail When and how does the filter work? The C&CZ mailservers, running sendmail, invoke MIMEDefang for each mail they receive, to scan for a virus and filter for spam. This means that the virus- and spamfilter works for all mail these servers process, whether incoming, outgoing or forwarded. If a mail contains an attachment with dangerous content, this mail is put into quarantine. The mail without the dangerous attachment, but with an attachment that explains what has happened, is forwarded to the addressee....

June 4, 2021 · updated November 29, 2022 ·  Peter

Email sieve   howto

Sieve If one wants incoming mail to be sorted into folders automatically or to be filtered in some special way, one can use “Sieve” if one has the IMAP-server post.science.ru.nl as incoming mailserver. To put the sieve script on the mail server and activate it, use a mail program which supports sieve. The filter settings can be managed quite easily in Roundcube webmail with Settings -> Filters. It is also possible with e....

June 27, 2018 · updated November 29, 2022

Email spam   howto

Blocking and filtering spam in electronic mail Blocking on account of the address of the computer delivering mail The blocklevel can be adjusted by every user via the Do It Yourself website. When an email arrives at the science mailserver the server instantly checks whether the mail address of the recipient exists and whether the recipient has a block level that includes the IP-number of the computer that tries to deliver the mail....

December 2, 2015 · updated November 29, 2022 ·  Peter