IMAP/POP configuration (macOS user policy)

With the IMAP/POP configuration you add an IMAP or POP email account to Macs.

Setting

Description

Account name

The display name of the email account on the device.

Account type

The type of the email server for incoming email (either IMAP or POP).

User display name

The display name of the user for outgoing email.

Use the variable %_USERNAME_% to refer to the name of the user that is assigned to the device.

Email address

The email address of the account.

If you enter the variable %_EMAILADDRESS_%, the server replaces it with the actual email address.

Incoming email

Server

The host name or IP address of the server for incoming email (inbound server).

Port

The port number of the server for incoming email (inbound server).

User name

The user name for connecting to the inbound server.

Authentication type

The authentication method for connecting to the inbound server.

Password

The password for connecting to the inbound server (if required).

SSL/TLS

The connection to the inbound server is secured by SSL or TLS (depending on what the server supports).

Outgoing email

Server

The host name or IP address of the server for outgoing email (outbound server).

Port

The port number of the server for outgoing email (outbound server).

User name

The user name for connecting to the outbound server.

Authentication type

The authentication method for connecting to the outbound server.

Password

The password for connecting to the outbound server (if required).

Use same password as for incoming email

Use the password that is specified for incoming email.

SSL/TLS

The connection to the outbound server is secured by SSL or TLS (depending on what the server supports).