Email/IMAP/Terminal

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This page outlines how to setup a UMIACS IMAP mailbox in the pine or mutt terminal mail clients.

Prerequisites

  • UMIACS IMAP Mailbox

Configuration

Pine

In your ~/.pinerc you need to set the following variables:

  inbox-path={imap.umiacs.umd.edu/ssl/novalidate-cert}inbox
  smtp-server=smtp.umiacs.umd.edu/ssl/novalidate-cert

Mutt

In your ~/.muttrc file you need to set the following parameters:

 set imap_user="username"
 set folder="imaps://imap.umiacs.umd.edu/INBOX"
 set spoolfile="imaps://imap.umiacs.umd.edu"

 set my_smtp_user="username"
 set smtp_url=smtp://username@smtp.umiacs.umd.edu:587
 set ssl_starttls=yes
 set ssl_force_tls=yes

Additional Help

If you ran into trouble with the steps outlined above, or would like additional assistance, please contact the UMIACS Help Desk.