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University mail server

For email clients such as Thunderbird to work, they need certain information such as the servers to use for incoming and outgoing email and the protocols to use when connecting to these servers.

  • If you use webmail, all necessary configuration has been done on the server.
  • If you use a supported email program on a Maths managed desktop, it will have been configured for you.

Maths mail server

Members of staff whose email is stored locally on the Maths (Statslab, DPMMS or DAMTP) mail system should use the following for the incoming and outgoing mail servers: IMAP: and SMTP:

More details about the Maths mail server.


Visitors are advised to discuss remote access to their email with their local computer support before their visit, as we have no way of knowing the name of your mail servers or whether they will work with the secure settings recommended for Hermes.