WebMail is a
browser-based interface that allows you to send and retrieve email
messages from the Alentus email servers. The service is a bit like
HotMail or YahooMail and allows you to gain access to your POP3 email
accounts from any browser that is connected to the Internet.
Connecting to WebMail
The login screen for WebMail is located at:
To login to WebMail, you must enter your full email address and correct password, as shown in the example below.
IMPORTANT: Be sure to include your domain name when logging into WebMail.
The WebMail Interface
Webmail interface contains folders and command links that allow you to
send, retrieve, and delete messages, compose draft messages, set
preferences, and maintain an Address Book.
To send a message, click on the Create Message
link from the main screen. From the Create Message screen, enter a
valid email address and complete the other optional text boxes. Enter
your message into the large text box and click the Send button.
To read your messages, click on the INBOX
link. From the INBOX screen, click on a message to display its
contents. If you wish to delete a message, click the check box beside
the message and click the Delete button. Deleted messages will be
sent to the Trash folder, where they will remain for approximately
seven days before being automatically removed from the system. You can
adjust the time period that deleted messages will remain on the server
using the Preferences link.
By clicking the Preferences link, you can customize the following WebMail options:
- Display full message headers
- Display HTML E-Mail
- The purge period for deleted messages
- Show oldest messages first
- Sort messages by Date, Sender or Subject
- Define the number of messages to display in the INBOX
- A personlized signature
- Enter the addresses of mailing lists you are subscribed to
Once you have made any changes, click the Update Preferences button to save your changes.