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Please note:

It is not possible to assign delegate access for rooms!

You can not login to rooms (e.g. via OWA)! Rooms can only be embedded as an additional inbox in your e-mail client.

The following information can be edited / seen here:

  • Display name
  • E-Mail / Sender address
  • Alias
  • Redirecting option
  • Redirecting address
  • Quota pool
  • Allocated storage
  • Used storage
  • Send as for
  • Full access

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  • Alias

An e-mail alias is an alternative e-mail address that points to an existing user account.

Example:

The user "m.mustermann@sample-institution.rwth-aachen.de" wants to receive e-mails sent to "m.musterfrau@rwth-aachen.de" as well.

If you create "m.musterfrau@rwth-aachen.de" as an e-mail alias for "m.mustermann@sample-institution.rwth-aachen.de", the e-mails of both accounts will be delivered to the same inbox.

Any number of aliases can be created for an existing e-mail address.

Please note:

Sample address: name1@institut.rwth-aachen.de

  • possible alias:
    • name2@institut.rwth-aachen.de
  • invalid alias:
    • name1@institut2.rwth-aachen.de
    • name1@name.de
  • Redirecting option:
    • The option local storage only means that no e-mails will be forwarded.
    • The option redirect only is the usual forwarding feature to another e-mail address. Your e-mails will not be available in the original mailbox anymore.
    • The option both means that your e-mails will be forwarded to another e-mail address and stored in the original mailbox.
  • Redirecting address:
    • In this box you can enter an e-mail address, to which your e-mails will be forwarded.
  • Quota pool:
    • By clicking the arrow on the right end of the box you can choose the quota pool where the data of the mailaccount shall be saved.
  • Allocated storage:
    • The available storage for the mailaccount can be determined here. It may consist of several different quota pools.
  • Used storage:
    • The used storage can be seen here.
  • Send as for:
    • Here you can fill in another mail account, which is then able to send e-mails in the name of the functional mailbox.
    • Example: If "Mustermann@sample-institution.rwth-aachen.de" is filled in, "Mustermann@sample-institution.rwth-aachen.de" may send e-mails as "Sekretariat@sample-institution.rwth-aachen.de".
  • Full access:
    • With this option you can give another mail account full access to this mail account.
  • Throttling Policy:
    • Here one can define how many mails per day can be sent fron the mailbox.

last changed on 11/17/2021

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