CGD Computing FAQs

Remote Email

There are three general methods for checking e-mail from remote sites:

  1. Use the CGD/IS webmail system: from any web browser, go to
  2. SSH to either or and use a text based client (i.e., either pine or mutt)
  3. Configure an IMAP client such as Thunderbird to use This method requires VPN software to be running.

    The CGD Webmail (aka SquirrelMail) link is also available from the CGD/IS home page under the 'Quick Access' side bar, labeled 'Secure Webmail'. You can also find a CGD Webmail link on CGD's home page.