Email Incoming and Outgoing Server Information

SOEST incoming mail servers are associated with office location. Note: This is for SOEST email account setups only. If you want to setup your hawaii.edu account then look here

Building Incoming Server
POST akule.soest.hawaii.edu
HIG/Marine Center mano.soest.hawaii.edu
MSB/CMORE iniki.soest.hawaii.edu

If your computer never leaves the SOEST network, you can use the same server for both incoming and outgoing. If you have a laptop to access SOEST email from outside the SOEST network, you should setup a secure outgoing connection through our SMTP authentication server, smtp-server.soest.hawaii.edu

Incoming server settings
Server Your SOEST mail server
Port 993(IMAP) / 995(POP3)
Username Your SOEST username
Connection Security SSL/TLS
Authentication Normal Password
Outgoing server settings (SMTP) Setting #1 Setting #2
Server name smtp-server.soest.hawaii.edu smtp-server.soest.hawaii.edu
Port 587 465
Connection Security STARTTLS SSL/TLS
Authentication Normal Password Normal Password
Username Your SOEST username Your SOEST username

Go back to your main email account listing (on the left) and ensure that smtp-server is your SMTP server for this account.

Your SOEST email can be setup for any email client including

Implementing SSL/TLS in Thunderbird


Windows and Mac: Select Tools --> Account Setting --> Server Settings.
Unix: Select Edit --> Account Setting --> Server Settings.

Incoming Server Settings

 Server
 Your SOEST mail server
 Port
 993 (imap)  /  995 (pop3)
 Username
 Your SOEST username
 Connection Security
 SSL/TLS
 Authentication
 Normal Password

Add a server in Outgoing Server (SMTP) with the following Settings
Either connection security setting should work.

 Description
(Your choice)
(Your choice)
 Server Name
smtp-server.soest.hawaii.edu
smtp-server.soest.hawaii.edu
 Port
587
465
 Connection Security
STARTTLS
SSL/TLS
 Authentication
Normal Password
Normal Password
 Username
Your SOEST username
Your SOEST username
Go back to your main email account listing (on the left)
Ensure that smtp-server is your SMTP server for this account.

 

 

Implementing SSL in Mac Mail

Incoming
Select Mail --> Preferences --> the Advanced tab.
Select the check box to enable SSL.

 Port
 993 (imap)  /  995 (pop3)
 Server
 Your SOEST server
 Authentication
 Password

Outgoing

Return to the Account Information tab
Click on Outgoing Mail Server menu and edit your SMTP server list.
Navigate to Advanced Tab
add server smtp-server.soest.hawaii.edu
select Use Default Ports and select use Secure Socket Layers. (SSL).

 Authentication
 Password
 Username
 Your SOEST username
 Password
 Your SOEST password

 

Implementing SSL in Windows Live mail

Select the Accounts tab at top of window, then click on the Properties menu item.
Select the Servers tab in the Properties window

Servers Settings

 Incoming Mail
 Your SOEST mail server
 Outgoing Mail
 smtp-server.soest.hawaii.edu
 Email Username / Password
 Enter your SOEST username and password
   Select "Log on using clear text authentication"
Outgoing Mail Server
 Check my server requires authentication

Under the Advanced tab set both the incoming and outgoing servers to use SSL.

Advanced Settings

 Outgoing Mail
 465 or 587
   Check "This server requires SSL"
 Incoming Mail
 993 (imap)  /  995 (pop3)
 Check "This server requires SSL"

When done, click Apply then OK

 



Implementing SSL in Microsoft Outlook 2007/2010

Select File, then the Account Settings button.
This will pop up a window summarizing your email accounts.
Select the relevant email account and select Change.

 E-Mail Address
 Your SOEST email address
 Incoming mail server
 Your SOEST email server
 Outgoing mail server
 smtp-server.soest.hawaii.edu
 Logon Information
 SOEST username / Password

Ensure that "Require logon using secure password authentication (SPA)" is NOT checked.

Select More Settings; then the Advanced tab.


 Incoming Server
993 (imap)  /  995 (pop3)
 Encrypted connection
 SSL
 Outgoing Server
 465 (SSL) or 587 (TLS)
 Encrypted connection
 SSL or TLS (depending on port choice above)

Select the Outgoing Server tab, ensure that
My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication
is selected. 

When done, click OK

 



Implementing SSL in Microsoft Outlook 2003

Select Tools, then Email Accounts.
Choose "View or change existing email accounts" and click next.
Select the relevant email account and select Change.
Ensure that "Require Logon using Secure Password Authentication (SPA)" is unchecked
Set your Outgoing mail server (SMTP) as smtp-server.soest.hawaii.edu
Select More Settings, then select the Outgoing Server tab in the new window

 Check "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication."
 Select "Use same settings as my incoming mail server."

Select the Advanced tab.


 Incoming Server
 993 (imap)  /  995 (pop3)
 Encrypted connection
 SSL
 Outgoing Server
 465 (SSL) or 587 (TLS)
 Encrypted connection
 SSL or TLS (depending on port choice above)

When done, click OK

 



Implementing SSL in Outlook Express

Select Tools then Accounts Select your email account and click Properties
Select the Servers tab in the Properties window
Servers Settings

 Incoming Mail
 Your SOEST mail server
 Outgoing Mail
 smtp-server.soest.hawaii.edu
 Email Username / Password
 Enter your SOEST username and password
   Select "Log on using clear text authentication"
 Outgoing Mail Server
 Check my server requires authentication

Under the Advanced tab set both the incoming and outgoing servers to use SSL.

Advanced Settings

 Outgoing Mail
 465 or 587
   Check "This server requires SSL"
 Incoming Mail
 993 (imap)  /  995 (pop3)
 Check "This server requires SSL"

When done, click Apply then OK

Implementing SSL in Android Mail

    On your phone, press < Home >, then open the Email application.
    On Your accounts page, select Next to get started with setup.
    Enter your full SOEST address and password, then select Next.
    You can give the account a nickname and choose the name to display on your outgoing messages.
    Tap Done.

You can verify your settings from the Inbox view by tapping < Menu > Account settings.

  Incoming Mail Server Outgoing Mail Server
 Host Name
Your SOEST mail server
smtp-server.soest.hawaii.edu
 Port
993 (imap)  /  955 (pop3)
465
 Security Type
SSL (always)
SSL (always)

 



Implementing SSL on Apple Mobile Devices

Go to the Settings Menu
Select Mail, Contacts, Calendars
Tap on Add Account
Select Other
Select Add Mail Account
Enter your Name, Email Address and Password

Then Use the following settings after entering your name and email address

  Incoming Mail Server Outgoing Mail Server
 Host Name
Your SOEST mail server
smtp-server.soest.hawaii.edu
 User Name
Your SOEST username
Your SOEST username
 Password
Your SOEST password
Your SOEST password