Add a New User

To add a user:

  1. From Administrative Account Options, select User Administration. Click Add, enter the new user account information, and click Save.

  2. User ID. This is the User ID for the mail account. The User ID must be unique within the system. It can be from 3 to 30 letters and numbers and cannot contain spaces. You can use the hyphen, underscore, and period characters in the User ID. The last hyphen is a User ID is used to delimit a mailbox name. For example, if mail is sent to the address mr-fred-account@ipswitch.com, IMail Server reads account as a mailbox that belongs to mr-fred.

  3. Enter the user's First and Last Name.

  4. Password. In the Password box, enter a Password and confirm it. The password must be between 4 and 15 characters.

  5. Max Mailbox Size. This is the maximum size allowed for the total of all mailboxes in the users mail account. If new mail would cause the total size to exceed this maximum, the mail is returned to the sender. Enter zero to use the host defaults; if the host default is also set to zero, the mailbox size is unlimited.

  6. Max Num Messages. This is the total number of messages (for all mailboxes) allowed in the users mail account. If new mail would cause this maximum to be exceeded, the mail is returned to the sender. Enter zero to use the host defaults; if the host default is also set to zero, the mail box size is unlimited. Note that 1,000,000 is a small mailbox size

  7. Set any of the following user attributes: