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Sending and reading mail on FI

Faculty mailbox

  • A user with an active Unix account on FI has a mailbox with a login address @fi.muni.cz
  • The physical storage of your mail is either on Aise or Anxur: see the personal mail alias section in the faculty account overview
  • the faculty mailbox is independent of the university mailbox in the Information System (address UČO@ mail.muni.cz), but mail is implicitly forwarded to this mailbox

Mailbox access options

If you already have a client configured, we recommend checking the configuration for the connection: you should use the SSL/TLS versions of the ports (993, 995, 465) instead of the STARTTLS versions (110, 143, 25). For those interested, see RFC 8314 or the article on root.cz.

  • using a mail client:

    • depending on the physical storage, set the server to anxur.fi.muni.cz or aisa.fi.muni.cz(employees typically use Anxura, students use Aisu)
    • either use IMAP: port 993 (SSL/TLS)
    • or POP3: port 995 (SSL/TLS)
    • SMTP server relay.fi.muni.cz, port 465 (SSL/TLS)
    • you can also set up an LDAP directory of faculty addresses
  • Web client access:

    • select the server anxur or aisa (see point above)
  • Local by logging in to Anxura or Aisu via SSH:

    • we recommend using mutt or alpine

Always use the faculty login as the username and authenticate with the faculty password.

LDAP directory

If your client supports it, you can have faculty email addresses added. However, the LDAP server is only accessible from the FI network.

Procedure for Thunderbird

  • Preferences → Composition → Addressing → Directory Server → Edit Directories... → Add
  • Name: LDAP FI, Hostname: ldap.fi.muni.cz, Base DN: ou=People,dc=fi,dc=muni,dc=cz