2. Entering IMAP server details and securing your connection.

1. To enter information on accessing your email account, click on the [Tools] menu and select [Imap profiles]. Click on the New button.

2. Under Enter a name for this definition, enter a name for your email account that makes sense to you. In the example below, OUCS Nexus has been used. Next to IMAP Server address, enter imap.nexus.ox.ac.uk. In the field next to Login name, enter your Single Sign-On user name as provided by OUCS in the format abcd1234. Next to Password, enter your Single Sign-On password. Then locate the Security tab at the top of that window and click on it to proceed.

3. The SSL/TLS (encrypted data stream) settings section offers you three options. Select Via direct SSL connect.

4. The dialogue box below then requests your permission to automatically change the ports used by the connection in accordance with your selection. Click on Change to allow it to do so. Afterwards, click on OK. You should now be able to receive mail; in order to be able to also send mail, you will need to complete the following steps to secure the connection to the outgoing email (SMTP) server.

5. Click on the [File] menu and select [Network Configuration]. The programme opens the Internet Mail Options window below. Locate the Sending (SMTP) tab near the top of the window and click on it.

6. The programme will display a list of smtp servers. Select smtp.ox.ac.uk and click on Edit.

7. Under SSL/TLS (encrypted data stream) settings, select Via direct SSL connect. The programme will request your permission to change ports; click on Change. Then click on OK to complete the configuration of your outgoing mail server. Pegasus should now be ready to send and receive emails through your Nexus account.

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