Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Email Quick Start


Servers and ports

If you are experienced in setting up email clients, the following information should help you in setting up your client for UT EECS email. We currently support both the IMAP and POP protocols for accessing your EECS email from virtually anywhere. We also provide an SMTP server with SMTP-authentication for those traveling with laptops, etc.

The recommended client configuration is as follows:

If the above configuration is not possible with your mail client, the following alternatives are available:

Note: EECS mail servers do not support the Microsoft Secure Password Authentication (SPA) protocol.

Email client setup

The EECS IT staff currently provides configuration information for the following email clients. Some programs may run on Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux platforms. Configuration should be essentially the same across platforms. For more help, please contact EECS IT Support.

If you are in a terminal session on an EECS Linux system, you can also use one of the following text-based email clients:

The UT EECS Department also offers a webmail client at where you can check your email from any SSL-enabled web browser.


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