User Guide for the New Server

Change Log

Updated November 9, 2008: Use FTP instead of SFTP

Updated November 12, 2008: Use for mail server name

Updated December 4, 2008: Updated to ans74 at due to server move

Updated April 11, 2010: Updated to fixed IP address

Your Email

Your Web Site

Your Mailing Lists

Your Own Domain

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q1: Are my userids, email, and web files on the new server?

A1: Yes

Q2: Do I have a separate email username and FTP username?

A2: Yes, they are maintained independently and the passwords can be different. If you used an email account at, you still have one. If you used an FTP account at, you still have one.

Q3: Can I change my own passwords?

A3: You can change your own email password at You must still contact the postmaster to change your FTP password.

Q4: The webmail interface is very different. What happened?

A4: The Endymion Mailman webmail interface was quite limited. You now have 3 excellent webmail choices: Squirrelmail, Horde, or RoundCube.

Q5: We didn't have secure email before. Do we now?

A5: Yes, POP3S, IMAPS, and SMTPS. To learn more, log in at, click on Configure Mail Client, and scroll to the bottom of the page.

Q6: I want to receive email only from email addresses I specify. Can I do that now?

A6: Yes. Log in at and click on Box Trapper

Q7: How do I block an email address or adjust the settings for SpamAssassin?

A7: Log in at and click on Email Filtering.

Q8: I accessed the newsletter using my IBM serial number as username and password. Is it the same now?

A8: Yes

Q9: When I try to access (IP address, I get the old address.

A9: IP addresses are cached in many places. If you have a DSL modem, cable, modem, or router, you can turn it off then on to clear the cache. Your internet service provider may be slow updating their domain name servers. Please be patient with them.

Q10: How is the new environment different from the old?

A10: Please see the summary of differences below.

Summary of Differences


Old Server

New Server


Secure email


Choice of SSL, TLS, or none


Endymion Mailman. Limited capability.

Choice of Squirrelmail, Horde, and RoundCube webmail tools.

Email address (unchanged)

Email login


Email password

Initially your IBM serial number. Please change it via


FTP login


Initial FTP password

IBM serial number. To change it, send an email to

Member web page URL (http) (no tilde)

Member web page directory (FTP)



IP address

SSH command prompt login and SFTP available