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How do I create a vacation message using the Zimbra Webmail Client?

  1. Click on the Preferences Tab
  2. Click on Out of Office on the left-hand size
  3. Select "Send auto-reply message"
  4. Type the message in the Auto-Replay Message box
  5. Select a Time Period
  6. Click on Save

How do I create sub-folders (nested folders) in Thunderbird?

Subfolders (nested folders) allow you to organize your mailboxes in multiple levels of folders. This can be helpful in sorting and managing large numbers of mailboxes.

When you use the New Folder... command in Thunderbird, by default it creates an actual mailbox within your IMAP folder or your Local Folders. You cannot add a subfolder to a mailbox.

To nest folders within your IMAP directory on the server:

How do I attach a file to an e-mail message?

In Zimbra Webmail (For users created starting Fall 2019)

  1. Click on New Message on the left-hand side of the screen
  2. Type the e-mail address you want to send to on the To: line
  3. Click on Attach on the left-hand side. 
  4. This will bring up a window where you can browse your folders and select the file(s) you want to attach. When you done selecting the file, click on the Open button. (Alternatively, you can drag and drop file(s) to the Attach section)

Is there a way to filter my incoming email to remove junk-email or spam?

For NEW incoming members starting Fall 2019:

Using messages filters with the Zimbra Desktop Client
How to allow or block certain senders using Proofpoint "Safe senders list" or "Blocked Senders List"?

For users with accounts created prior to Fall 2019:

If you wish to remove junk-email or spam from your incoming mail, we suggest you configure procmail with spamassassin.

How do I decode a base 64 encoded 'attachment' that is embedded in a mail message?

If you receive an e-mail with an attachment embedded within:

.. 1) save the e-mail as a plain text file

2) edit the e-mail and remove any headers

Delete everything before and including the lines that look like:

Content-Disposition: attachment; filename='13234.pdf' ^M
^M

Delete everything including and after the lines that look like:

------------- End Forwarded Message -------------^M
^M
^M

3) At a terminal line, type:

mimencode -u name_of_text_file -o new_file

How do I change my Reply-to address in pine?

By default, your reply-to address it the address from which you send the message.You can change this so that replies go to another address.
1.) Run pine
2.) select S for Setup
3.) select C for Configure
4.) type W for Where is
5.) type customized and type return.

customized-hdrs = No Value Set

6.) type A, then type:

Reply-to: username@address.edu

7.) Hit return
8.) select E for Exit
9.) type Y to save your changes

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