E-mail & Calendaring

Exchange - IMAP Connections

Overview

Email programs like Thunderbird and Windows Live Mail require IMAP connections to access OIT's current Exchange service.

Mobile devices that don't have ActiveSync capabilities, like Blackberry, can also be configured to have an IMAP connection using the information below.

Settings

  • Incoming Mail Server
    • Type: IMAP
    • Host: exchangeimap.colorado.edu
      • SSL Enabled
      • Authentication: Password
      • Port: 993
    • User name: your CU Login name
    • Password: your IdentiKey password
  • Outgoing Mail Server
    • Type: SMTP
    • Host: smtp.colorado.edu
      • STARTTLS Enabled (if supported, SSL if not)
      • Authentication: Password

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Exchange - Apple Programs

Overview

You can connect to your Exchange account using the following Apple programs.

Macintosh OS 10.6:

  • Apple Mail first time clients and already in use: 4.x

Macintosh OS 10.7 - OS 10.8:

  • Apple Mail first time clients and already in use: 5.x - 6.x

Macintosh OS 10.9:

  • Apple Mail first time clients and already in use: 7.x

Troubleshooting Tip

If you cannot connect to Exchange and you have SecureMac (OIT provided application package that contains Fetch and terminal shortcuts) installed on your computer, you need to delete a file on your computer. Learn how to delete it.

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Exchange - Outlook 2011

Connect to Exchange

Check out the tutorials linked below to enhance your Exchange experience, using Outlook 2011.

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Exchange - Outlook 2010

Connect to Exchange

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Exchange - Requesting a Different Delivery Location

On May 1, 2011, The Office of the Chancellor, on behalf of University Counsel John Sleeman and Larry Levine, AVC for IT and CIO, informed faculty and staff at the University of Colorado Boulder about the System APS records retention policy and asked faculty and staff to utilize the campuswide email and calendaring solution. Read the e-memo.

Arrangements have been made to accommodate those who work with organizations with whom the university has made arrangements to use these organizations' domain as one's email delivery location.

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Exchange - E-mail and Calendar Programs

Program Type Instructions
Recommended Outlook 2010 (Windows)
Outlook 2011 (Intel-based Macs)
Also Supported

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Exchange - Outlook Web App (OWA)

Overview

You can access your Exchange account through any web browser using Outlook Web App (OWA). However, you are able to access additional features if you are using Internet Explorer.

Web address and logon screen

OWA is located at https://exchangeweb.colorado.edu. Log in with your CU Login Name and IdentiKey password.

Public vs. Private

OWA has the option of choosing a "private" computer or a "public" computer. If you select "private" you will be able to stay connected for hours rather than minutes. It is not recommended that you select "private" if you are on a public computer.

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Exchange - Storage Space

Storage Space (Quota)

Standard Exchange accounts include 1GB of storage space for email, calendar entries, tasks, and notes. To request additional storage space contact the IT Service Center at (303) 735-HELP or email help@colorado.edu. OIT provides Exchange quota increases in 500 MB increments.

You can check your quota by logging in with your IdentiKey at https://exchangequota.colorado.edu/.

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Exchange - Tips and Tricks

Blocked Email Attachments 

There are some attachments that will not send if you try to attach them to an email message.

These attachments are:

ade, adp, ani, bas, bat, chm, cmd, com, cpl, crt, dll, exe, hlp, hta, inf, ins, isp, js, jse, lnk, mdb, mde, msc, msi, msp, mst, pcd, pif, reg, scr, sct, shb, shs, vb, vbe, vbs, wri, wsc, wsf, wsh

Note: An attached .zip file that contains one of the file types listed above, will also fail to send.

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Exchange - Accounts

Use Your IdentiKey

Exchange utilizes our campus Active Directory (AD), which is automatically synchronized with your CU Login Name and IdentiKey password.

Account Provisioning and Information

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ListProc - Help

Overview

These help pages describe how to use CU-Boulder's list processing software, ListProc, which runs on the OIT system lists.colorado.edu. This software allows subscribers to send messages to email lists, which local list owners manage themselves.

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Exchange - Mobile Devices

Overview

Refer to the Instructions/Tutorials list below to find information relevant to Exchange and mobile devices.

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CULink - Accounts

CULink email and calendar accounts are available to CU-Boulder students.

Student account information

  • CULink accounts are automatically created for students and become active when a student is confirmed for an active term at CU-Boulder.

Faculty and staff acount information

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Spot and Rintintin E-mail Accounts

Overview

Some CU-Boulder faculty, staff, and students utilize other OIT servers such as spot.colorado.edu and rintintin.colorado.edu for email and/or web page hosting. Email can be accessed through an email program such as Outlook, or through a secure terminal program called Pine.

Change Your Password

You can change your password by logging into your account via a SSH terminal application and typing the command passwd. Or contact the IT Service Center for assistance.

Using Pine

Pine is a simple email program you can use to check your email through an SSH terminal application.

Features

Features

  • Basic email account provided for special needs
  • PINE access
  • IMAP access
Cost

Cost

This service is provided as a common-good to the campus which means there is no direct cost to you or your department.

Who can get it

Who can get it

Faculty, staff, and students that have special business needs.

How to get it

How to get it

Review the Unix Account Policy and then contact the IT Service Center.

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