Electronic Mail (e-mail)
Additionally, the user can ask the automatic mail forwarding to another e-mail address, temporarily for a short period or permanently. Even, in the cases that an official mail address, independent from user mail address, is required (e.g. email@example.com), there is the capability for connection of this address with one or more personal mailboxes. user account is required. The user account is accompanied by a mailbox, for all users of AUTH departments.
Users of electronic mail service must pay attention, that MESSAGE RETRIEVAL SERVICE of deleted messages from AUTH central mail server is NOT PROVIDED.
Suggested environment for e-mail management You can use the managing environment for electronic mail through web (webmail), that supported from the AUTh Network Operation Center (NOC) and you can find it in:
Additionally there is also possible the use of the most known mailers:
- Outlook Express (part of Internet Explorer) through the secure protocol IMAP (with SSL protection) - Instruction
- Windows Mail (Vista) through the secure protocol IMAP (with SSL protection) - Instructions
- Thunderbird through the secure protocol IMAP (with SSL protection) - Instructions
- Mail.App (for MacOS) through the secure protocol IMAP (with SSL protection) - Instructions
- Any other software that support through the secure protocol IMAP (with SSL protection) like Eudora, PegasusMail κ.α.
For the Inbox and the other e-mail folders there is 1GB space in the mail server. This limit is absolute, in the sense that when the contents fill this limit (full inbox), YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE NEW EMAILS and they will return back to the senders, until you free some space. You will receive a warning message in your inbox when this limit is approached.
Information on the space availability in your inbox and your personal space, as well as other information for your account exist in the website https://accounts.auth.gr
In the effort frame of AUTH Network Operation Center for providing better services to the academic community, every message that received from the central servers of AUTH network is checked for:
- remote server reliability and if this server belongs to any international resources of SPAM. Such servers are those logged in abuse mail services, according to the rules, like Spamcop or Spamhaus.
- virus existence.
The servers DO NOT check or store the content of the messages. They check exclusively the sender's identity and the existence of any virus characteristics in the content. The NOC central servers deny the receive of such messages and in any case return the reason for the denial to the sender.
The above mentioned mechanisms are absolutely necessary for the protection of servers from over working and free the end users from the receive of hundreds thousands dangerous and unwanted messages daily.
|School of English Language and Literature||enl.auth.gr|
|School of Architecture||arch.auth.gr|
|Joint War College||adispo.auth.gr|
|School of Biology||bio.auth.gr|
|School of French Language and Literature||frl.auth.gr|
|Mathematics, Physics and Computational Sciences||gen.auth.gr|
|School of German Language and Literature ||del.auth.gr|
|School of Geology||geo.auth.gr|
|Faculty of Agriculture||agro.auth.gr|
|Faculty of Forestry & Natural Environment||for.auth.gr|
|School of Journalism and Mass Media Studies||jour.auth.gr|
|School of Visual and Applied Arts||vis.auth.gr|
|School of Drama||thea.auth.gr|
|School of Theology||theo.auth.gr|
|School of History and Archaeology||hist.auth.gr|
|School of Italian Language and Literature||itl.auth.gr|
|Center for Byzantine Research||kbe.auth.gr
|Center for Foreign Languages Teaching||lance.auth.gr|
|Network Operation Center||ccf.auth.gr|
|School of Film Studies||film.auth.gr|
| Faculty of Veterinary Medicine||vet.auth.gr|
|School of Mathematics||math.auth.gr|
|School of Urban-Regional Planning and Development Engineering (Veroia)||plandevel.auth.gr|
|School of Music Studies||mus.auth.gr|
|School of Law||law.auth.gr|
|Faculty of Dentistry||dent.auth.gr|
|School of Economics||econ.auth.gr|
|School of Primary Education||eled.auth.gr|
|School of Early Childhood Education||nured.auth.gr|
|School of Informatics||csd.auth.gr|
|School of Ecclesiastical and Social Theology||past.auth.gr|
|School of Political Sciences||polsci.auth.gr|
|School of Civil Engineering||civil.auth.gr|
|Teloglion Foundation of Arts||tf.auth.gr|
|School of Rural and Surveying Engineering||topo.auth.gr|
|School of Pharmacy||pharm.auth.gr|
|School of Philology||lit.auth.gr|
|School of Philosophy and Pedagogy||edlit.auth.gr|
|School of Physical Education and Sports Sciences||phed.auth.gr|
|School of Physical Education and Sports Sciences (Serres)||phed-sr.auth.gr|
|School of Chemistry||chem.auth.gr|
|School of Psychology||psy.auth.gr|
In the following domains, only the administrative staff of deans's office have the right to own e-mail account. The deans use the email account of the department they belong.
|Faculty of Theology||theosch.auth.gr|
|Faculty of Sciences||sci.auth.gr|
|Faculty of Fine Arts||arts.auth.gr|
|Faculty of Law, Economics and Political Sciences||leps.auth.gr|
|Faculty of Education||educ.auth.gr|
|Faculty of Phylosophy||phil.auth.gr|
The following AUTH departments have their own mail server and their members can have e-mail address in these mail servers.
ATTENTION!! The members that belong to those departments but want to have e-mail account from NOC their address will be firstname.lastname@example.org.
In the case that someone wants to contact the administrators of those departments, the names and the telephones are in the website http://noc.auth.gr/services/personal/ipreg/.
|School of Physics||physics.auth.gr||sisifos.physics.auth.gr|
|Faculty of Medicine||med.auth.gr||mailin.med.auth.gr|
|Polytechnic Faculty Dean's Office||eng.auth.gr||vergina.eng.auth.gr|
|School of Mechanical Engineering||meng.auth.gr||bacchus.meng.auth.gr|
|School of Electrical and Computer Engineering||ee.auth.gr||egnatia.ee.auth.gr|
|School of Chemical Engineering||cheng.auth.gr||star.cheng.auth.gr|
|Career Service Office ||cso.auth.gr||scso1.cso.auth.gr|
The interested person (AUTh Unit or Sub-Unit Director), first must ensure that all those that will receive the alias e-mail messages have user account at NOC. Then by a special document asks the pseudo-address (e-mail alias). This document must be sent to AUTh NOC. For convinience there is a prototype application.
The application request is available in two forms Microsoft Word Document, Adobe Acrobat PDF
It must by noticed that the mass mail through electronic mail (e-mail), to the total of active user accounts of AUTh or part of that, IS NOT offered by NOC. Thus, a special document is required accompanied with the approval for forwarding a message to the total or part of AUTh user accounts.For mass mail, approval is required:
- from the vice president of the department, to sent to total or part of active users accounts of the department
- from the Dean of the Faculty, to sent to total or part of active users accounts of the faculty
- from the rector, to sent to total or part of active users accounts of the university.
You can sent your messages to the correspondent address of department or faculty (contact information can be found in http://www.auth.gr/univ/faculties/index_el.html), asking to forward to desired users.
The messages that going to be sent massively must be sent in electronic form to . Additional, the reply address must be stated for answers (e.g. email@example.com). Finally, the number of the users, according to their status, must be stated (teaching staff, administrative staff, students, etc).
Messages that require approval from our Rectorate must be sent toIt must be clarified that every message for mass mail must have simple form (ASCII text) without any special format.
Due to that is not achievable (for technical reasons) the submission of attached files, it must
1. upload the files to a website (e.g. in the news site of AUTh http://www.auth.gr/), and
2. give a link to the above site inside the message.