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Virginia Tech Email Announcements and News

Update May 4, 2015: Email from Virginia Tech about VT Google Apps Mail

Virginia Tech affiliates who received the following email will lose their VT Google Apps account on June 17, 2015, because they do not have the required affiliations to retain the account. On that date, all of the email, files, documents, pictures, and other content in the account will become unrecoverable, and the owner will no longer be able to access the account. For questions or assistance in obtaining a required affiliation, contact the appropriate department listed in the email.

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 8:58am 15593 Views view

Email Known Issues (VT Google Apps Mail and Exchange)

Email systems such as VT Google Apps Mail and Virginia Tech Exchange are neither instantaneous or 100% perfect. They are provided to help facilitate the teaching, learning, and research objectives of Virginia Tech. If you have a question or concern about email, contact 4Help by using the Help Request Form.

Even if you use Exchange exclusively and never use your VT Google Apps Mail account, there is the possibility that spam (or legitimate messages marked as spam) may be caught by the VT Google Apps Spam folder and never get to your Exchange account. 4Help recommends everyone regularly check their VT Google Apps Inbox and Spam folder by using a Web browser.

Fri, 01/24/2014 - 3:50pm 8033 Views view

Exchange Email Message Throttling and Limits

As part of the expanded anti-spam/blocklist prevention measures, Virginia Tech is implementing sending rate limits on Exchange email services starting on March 23, 2016. With this change, individual Exchange email accounts will be limited to a message rate of 30 emails per minute and a unique recipient rate limit of 10,000 recipients per day.

For more information, see the Exchange Email Message Throttling and Limits knowledge base article.

Thu, 03/17/2016 - 10:30am 2809 Views Article ID: 4020 view

Missing Email, Bounceback Messages, and Email Delays

Why am I missing email, receiving bounceback messages, or expericing email delays?
Mon, 03/30/2015 - 2:03pm 3168 Views Article ID: 4008 view

Using Virginia Tech Resource Accounts

How can I access a Virginia Tech resource account? What are the advantages and disadvantages of the different methods? Why does email I send from a resource account have my name on it?
Thu, 03/26/2015 - 2:28pm 2972 Views Article ID: 4006 view

Filtering Exchange Spam and Junk Email

Virginia Tech has implemented a commercial anti-spam product, Symantec Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange (SMSMSE),  on the Exchange server to help control the amount of unwanted email spam. SMSMSE will add a special header, "X-Exch-Spam: YES",  keyword to email that is perceived to be spam or junk.

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 3:40pm 4059 Views view

Using Email with International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)

How do I setup my Virginia Tech email if I am part of International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)? What does the Office of Export and Secure Research Compliance (OESRC) technology control plan say about how I can use VT Google Apps Mail and Exchange email?
Tue, 07/01/2014 - 9:17am 4234 Views Article ID: 3980 view

Filtering Exchange Spam and Junk Email


How can I filter spam and junk mail in my Exchange email account using a rule?

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 12:43pm 3427 Views Article ID: 3960 view

Migrating or Moving Your Exchange Email to VT Google Apps Mail in Outlook for Windows

How do I migrate or move email from my Exchange account to my VT Google Apps Mail account in Outlook for Windows?
Thu, 08/15/2013 - 11:03am 6410 Views Article ID: 3768 view

Creating a Calendar-Only Account on the Virginia Tech Exchange Server

How can I create a Calendar-Only account on the Virginia Tech Exchange server?
Thu, 08/15/2013 - 9:40am 5028 Views Article ID: 3731 view