Configuring an email client

For CSAIL email access, we recommend using an email client. The most popular email client (desktop email program) at CSAIL is Mozilla Thunderbird.

How to Configure an IMAP Client

(IMAP is the protocol for reading and managing your mail at CSAIL. Since mail clients also allow you to send mail, these instructions cover that as well.)

How to Configure an SMTP Client

(MSMTP is a special-purpose tool for sending mail from Linux or other Unixlike systems, which can be used alongside other mail clients. Most people won’t need it.)