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In order to get your email aliases, you must create an account in the [[Infrastructure/AccountSystem|  Fedora Account System]] .  You must also sign the Contributor License Agreement.
 
In order to get your email aliases, you must create an account in the [[Infrastructure/AccountSystem|  Fedora Account System]] .  You must also sign the Contributor License Agreement.
  
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Once your account is ready, you will get aliases based upon the following template:
 
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These clients are known to allow explicit <code>From</code> headers, which allows your email to appear as being 'from' your aliases.
 
These clients are known to allow explicit <code>From</code> headers, which allows your email to appear as being 'from' your aliases.
  
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Revision as of 14:22, 2 June 2008

Contents

Email Aliases

We provide email aliases on the fedoraproject.org domain to all registered contributors.

Getting Your Aliases

In order to get your email aliases, you must create an account in the Fedora Account System . You must also sign the Contributor License Agreement.

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After account creation, it may take up to an hour before the email aliases are activated.

Once your account is ready, you will get aliases based upon the following template:

  • accountname@fedoraproject.org

Your aliases will forward to whatever email address you have registered in the Account System. If ever you need to change the address your mail forwards to, that is the place to do it.

You will not be provided with any sort of POP, IMAP, or web-based email access. You will not be provided with any mail storage. These aliases are forwarding-only. In order to send mail 'from' these addresses, you must set the From header on your email from your current email client. Many free web-based email services do not offer this ability, so you may need to establish an account elsewhere to gain this ability. The necessary configuration steps vary for each email client, so you are on your own to figure out how to do this.

Working Clients

These clients are known to allow explicit From headers, which allows your email to appear as being 'from' your aliases.

Client Name Works? Instructions Notes
Clients in Fedora Package Collection
Thunderbird (./)
Evolution (./)
KMail (./) Link
Mutt (./)
Free Web-Based Offerings
GMail/Google Mail (./) Link
Yahoo! Mail {X}
MSN Hotmail {X}
Key
(./) Works
Warning.png Unknown/Limited
{X} Doesn't Work


If any of the above listings are inaccurate, or if you have additional information, please update this list!

Getting Help

If you need help or have questions about this process, contact the Account System team .