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|FAQ Web based central email service|
they dont reach. What is wrong ?
The webmail service of IITB is available at http://gpo.iitb.ac.in. However, is not a legal email address.
The correct email address of your friend is .
1. How do I setup pine to read my GPO mails ?
To set up pine to use central MAILBOXes at imap.iitb.ac.in as your mail repository do the
following (in the example below, the string n9005023 is the userid of the person trying to access the mailbox) :
If you are using GPO mailboxes from any computer, all the outgoing emails would have the ID as
. For example, if you set the pine at venus.che.iitb.ac.in to check your
mails at GPO and you have login-name 'hemantrm' on venus.che but the login-name 'hemant'
at GPO, then all the mails would go as
To change this do the following:-pine -> Setup -> Config -> Customized headers (it's somewhere at the end).
There, press enter and write the following -
and save and exit pine. Now all the mails would go as
even if I have login-name hemantrm at
the server from where the pine is configured to check mails at GPO.
2. What web browsers support squirrelmail?
Please click here to see.
3. How can I do secured login?
The webmail service of IITB is available at gpo.iitb.ac.in. For secure access mode use
https://gpo.iitb.ac.in and insecure access use the URL http://gpo.iitb.ac.in. Upon selecting
the secure mode, the self-signed certificate issued by the server would have to be accepted.
4. How much is the allotted mail storage quota?
The server space that has been allotted as of now is as follows:-
5. How do I configure outlook express, eudora, kmail or evolution mail for my MAILBOX on centralized EMAIL servers ?
These EMAIL AGENTs require two key configurations:
6. Why do I receive warning mails regarding virus mails in the attachments from
mail server even if I have not sent that mail?
It is very easy to fake 'From' address in an email. If the mail server finds any infected
attachement in the mail, it sends the warning to the 'From' address. In many cases
the infected machine which is sending such fake mails might use your mail address
in the 'From' field. Hence YOU will get a warning from the mail server regarding the
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