The first time you open Eudora, the
New Account Wizard starts to help you enter information you need to use Eudora with your Nexus email account. If you have previously used Eudora, however, you can bring up the
New Account Wizard to add an Email Account by locating the
Persona area near the left of the Eudora window (below) and right-clicking on the white space below your existing
Dominant account, then selecting
[New] from the contextual menu.
On the Welcome screen, just click on
The next window presents you with a range of options. You should choose
Skip directly to advanced account setup, as otherwise, your account will initially be set up as a POP account, which would mean all messages are deleted from the server and only accessible on your local machine. To avoid this, after selecting
Skip directly to advanced account setup, click
You are then presented with the
Generic Properties tab below. Enter your name as you want it to appear in any emails you send in the field next to
Real Name, and your
Email Address in the field below.
User Name requires you to enter your Single Sign-On username as provided by OUCS, in the format
abcd1234. Next to
SMTP Server, enter
You also need to change the
[ Secure Sockets When Sending] dropdown box to
[Required, Start TLS]
Click on the
Incoming Mail tab near the top to configure the remaining settings.
In the field next to
Server on the
Incoming Mail tab, enter
imap.nexus.ox.ac.uk once again. Below, it offers you two
IMAP. You should select
IMAP, as otherwise, your email will no longer be accessible on the server.
[SecureSockets When Receiving] dropdown box, select
[Required, Start TLS].
In some instances you may also find that you need to check the
Use submission port (587) box before it works properly.
OK to save your changes.
When you first attempt to check your Nexus email using Eudora, you may see a certificate rejection message. This should be signed in a chain ending with
AddTrust External CA Root. Click on
Yes to accept the SSL Certificate. You should be able to access your email without any further problems.