UNC-Chapel Hill Spam Filtering Service
Description: Introduction Email fraud and phishing are two of the most dangerous security threats delivered in email, often resulting in identity theft, financial losses and compromised security. Identity theft attacks are typically initiated through email by scammers pretending to be well-known companies. These messages encourage you to click on links within the message to visit a […]
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What is Pine?
Description: What is Pine? Pine (Program for Internet News and Email) is intended to be an easy-to-use program for sending, receiving, and filing Internet electronic mail messages and Internet News (Usenet) messages. Pine supports the following Internet protocols and specifications: SMTP (Simple Mail Transport Protocol) MIME (Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions) IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol) NNTP […]
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Frequently Asked Questions about the Listserv Web Interface
Description: How do I login to the Listserv Web Interface? Visit https://help.unc.edu/help/self-service-tool/ then click on ListManager.  Then click on LOGIN. Why can’t I enter a list? Some lists allow members only to read archived messages. You will need to subscribe or log in before you can access these lists. Why can’t I join a list? You […]
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How to Convert your Pine Address Book for use in Exchange or HeelMail Contacts.
Description: The University Pine application does not automatically convert the address book to the Campus Exchange or HeelMail system. Please follow the instructions below to convert your Pine address book to a Comma Separated Value (.csv), so it can be imported into Campus Exchange or HeelMail. In order to convert your Pine Addressbook (.addressbook file) to […]
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How do I send mail from another address in Mozilla Thunderbird?
Description: What are Identities in Mozilla Thunderbird? Settings used when you start composing a message Settings used when you send a message Mozilla Thunderbird 0.7 or later is required for these instructions for creating multiple identities. Create an Identity To create an identity in Mozilla Thunderbird, go to Tools > Account Settings to open the Account […]
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UNC Encrypted Email (Encryption)
Description: Overview UNC Encrypted Email provides message encryption between the sender and recipient, and can be received by any email user, independent of email client or operating system, without installing any software. This will encrypt the entire email including attachments. Please note: If you have questions regarding the type of messages or data that should be […]
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UNC-CH Spam Filtering Service FAQ
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Creating Netnews Newsgroups
Description: Introduction This document provides basic instructions for starting a new newsgroup. Newsgroups are topic areas available on netnews , a facility that allows reading of articles on a news server, responding publicly to the article in a followup or privately in a reply, and posting new articles on subjects of your own choosing. Note: Words […]
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How can I reduce the amount of email spam I get?
Description: UNC Spam Filtering Service For information on this service please see the document UNC-Chapel Hill Spam Filtering Service . Report spam messages that you receive to the UNC Postmaster. For information on how to report spam, please see the How to report phishing and spam emails document. Unsubscribe Note that some spam can be stopped […]
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Why do I get the error “Your message posting was rejected because the “LYRIS-” header was detected in the body of the message you sent”, when I try to forward a list message to another list?
Description: Why do I get the error “Your message posting was rejected because the “LYRIS-” header was detected in the body of the message you sent”, when I try to forward a list message to another list? This header is usually only included by automated email programs such as “vacation” programs. For this reason, Lyris does […]
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