Google mail

    It seems that the UoA has moved its student email services over to Google's gmail service.

    This means that all the old address ( will move to the new domain No doubt this has been done to ease the redirection of mail, but it does complicate searching from mail from the university; I used to just use to get all UoA mail, but now that is broken.

    Setting up Outlook to access gmail was relatively painless, except:

    1. The instructions assumed a gmail addresses, e.g., rather than, and
    2. The SSL settings aren't fully specified in the instructions.

    Aside from that, it was plain sailing. As an aside, I wonder how long it will be fore some spammer tries to send mail to

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    Updated: 18 Jul '08 13:59

    Author: Peter Smith


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