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This guide will help you setup server-side email forwarding for your TJHSST email account using managesieve. This filter will automatically keep a copy of your emails in your TJHSST inbox as a backup.
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This guide will help you setup server-side email forwarding for your TJHSST email account using Ion. This filter will automatically keep a copy of your emails in your TJHSST inbox as a backup.
  
 
<strong>Important:</strong> for any replies to emails to appear sent from your tjhsst.edu email, you <strong>must</strong> send them from the webmail.tjhsst.edu interface. If you reply to forwarded emails your email address will appear sent from your forwarded-to email address.
 
<strong>Important:</strong> for any replies to emails to appear sent from your tjhsst.edu email, you <strong>must</strong> send them from the webmail.tjhsst.edu interface. If you reply to forwarded emails your email address will appear sent from your forwarded-to email address.
  
 
==Setting up Forwarding==
 
==Setting up Forwarding==
To setup forwarding with managesieve, log into [https://webmail.tjhsst.edu TJHSST Webmail] using your TJHSST Username and Password. In the upper-right corner, click on '''Settings''', then in the leftmost column, select '''Filters'''. Two additional columns will appear, called '''Filter Sets''' and '''Filters'''. The '''Filter Sets''' column should already be populated with a default set called managesieve. Click on the '''+''' at the bottom of the '''Filters''' column to add a new Filter.
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To setup forwarding with Ion, click on this link and scroll to the bottom of the page. Enter your Webmail password and the '''email you want to forward to, NOT your TJ email'''. Your username will automatically be filled out for you.  
  
[[File:Webmail-settings.png|1000x1000px]]
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[[File:Ion Email Forwarding.png|center|thumb|474x474px]]
 
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You should get a popup that looks like the one below:
For the filter, specify a name (we recommend something like '''Forward TJ Email'''), set it to apply to '''all messages''', choose the action '''Send message copy to''', and then enter the email address you would like to forward your emails to. If you would like to forward the messages to more than one location, click on the '''+''' sign at the end of the action line to add another action. When you are done, click on the '''Save''' button.
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[[File:Ion Forwarding Popup.png|center|thumb|358x358px]]
 
 
Please note that you <strong>CANNOT</strong> forward your TJHSST email to your fcpsschools.net address. fcpsschools.net is a walled garden system and external emails (including tjhsst.edu addresses) cannot send or receive from those accounts.
 
 
 
[[File:Webmail-creating-filter.png|1000x1000px]]
 
  
 
You should now test your new filter by sending a test email to yourself. If your filter is working correctly, you should receive a copy of your test message in the inbox of the account you specified above.
 
You should now test your new filter by sending a test email to yourself. If your filter is working correctly, you should receive a copy of your test message in the inbox of the account you specified above.

Revision as of 11:35, 16 August 2018

This guide will help you setup server-side email forwarding for your TJHSST email account using Ion. This filter will automatically keep a copy of your emails in your TJHSST inbox as a backup.

Important: for any replies to emails to appear sent from your tjhsst.edu email, you must send them from the webmail.tjhsst.edu interface. If you reply to forwarded emails your email address will appear sent from your forwarded-to email address.

Setting up Forwarding

To setup forwarding with Ion, click on this link and scroll to the bottom of the page. Enter your Webmail password and the email you want to forward to, NOT your TJ email. Your username will automatically be filled out for you.

Ion Email Forwarding.png

You should get a popup that looks like the one below:

Ion Forwarding Popup.png

You should now test your new filter by sending a test email to yourself. If your filter is working correctly, you should receive a copy of your test message in the inbox of the account you specified above.