To Configure Mail (Messenger) and News (Collabra)
System: Windows 95
While Netscape makes for a wonderful web browser, it can also
be used for checking e-mail and Usenet news. Below are instructions
to set up Communicator's Mail and News components (Messenger
and Collabra) for use with CocoNet.
Configure e-mail (Messenger):
Preferences from the Edit
once on the plus (+) sign
to the left of Mail and News category.
once on Identity, just below the
Mail and News category.
in the following fields:
Real Name: Enter your name. (This is optional).
E-mail Address: Enter your CocoNet e-mail address.
Reply-To Address: Leave This Blank
Organization: This can be the company you represent or work
for. (It too is optional).
Signature File: Any text in this field will appear at the bottom
of every e-mail you send. This is useful for
things such as automatically putting your name
and e-mail address at the bottom of every e-mail
you send. You can press the Choose button
to select a text file as your signature.
once on Mail Server in the Category
the following information in the Identity
Mail server username: Enter your CocoNet Username
Outgoing mail(SMTP)server: mail.coconet.com
Incoming mail server: mail.coconet.com
Mail Server Type, click once on POP3
if it is not already selected.
Communicator's Messenger component should now be configured
Usenet News (Collabra)
Preferences from the Edit menu.
the Category section, click once on Mail
the Category section, click once on Groups
Server below the Mail and News
the following information in the Group Server
Groups server (news) name: news.coconet.com
Communicator's Collabra component is now configured for Usenet