The University of Turku has recently started a webmail service, which
makes it possible to access your email through a secure connection from
everywhere in the world. Webmail is an IMAP based service, available to
everybody who has an account at the University of Turku. Webmail reads
mail directly from the University mainframe without downloading anything
to the microcomputer, and therefore can also be used in computer labs.
Webmail is recommended especially for users who do not have a private
computer. For people who have a personal machine, Netscape Messenger is
Webmail is still experimental software and might have problems.
If you notice a bug or are having trouble with the program, please
notify the help desk.
To function, Webmail requires a computer with an Internet connection
and a fairly up-to-date browser. Suitable browsers are eg. Netscape
Navigator 3.0 or newer, and Internet Explorer 4.0 or newer.
To log in, enter the following location into your web browser
When starting Webmail for the first time, you will get a request to
confirm the security certificate for a secure WWW connection.
Select Next. Make sure the next page confirms that the
certificate comes from the University of Turku and is signed by
the University as well.Then select Next again. The program will
ask, if you want to accept tge certificate at all, for this session only,
or permanently. It's best to select "Accept this certificate
forever", so the browser won't ask for confirmation every
time you start Webmail. In the next window you don't need to tick the
By requiring you to accept this certificate the program will make sure
you know what service you are connecting to, and that you consider this
service to be trustworthy.
After you've accepted the certificate, you'll get a logon screen.
Log in by entering your username (at Login) and email
password (Password). Select the language you wish to use.
After this click on Log in, and you'll go to the
Next page: user instructions, menus,