An email account is an account that allows you to send and receive electronic messages.
Each email account has a specific login (e.g. firstname.lastname@example.org) and password.
Each account also has a quota which limits how much disk space the account can use. Setting a quota is a good idea as all email takes up space and email messages with attachments can take up a lot of space. This space is part of your overall disk space quota.
Note: Be sure to enable SMTP Authentication in your E-mail client or you may not be able to send mail. If your email client has trouble using a @ sign in the login, you can use +, :, or % sign instead.
Email can then be accessed through a desktop mail application (such as Outlook Express or Thunderbird) or through your web browser.
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