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28. How does Thunderbird autoconfig work?

See also: How I do send mail from multiple e-mail addresses in Thunderbird?
See also: How do I take a local copy of my mail?

Thre is an autoconfiguration feature in Thunderbird in order to make it easier for the users to set up their mail accounts. Read more at Autoconfiguration in Thunderbird at the Mozilla web docs.

BMC-IT has a server at autoconfig.bmc.uu.se. To configure the feature for your domain at the university just add the following to your zone.

autoconfig IN CNAME autoconfig.bmc.uu.se.

The record may look like this in BlueCat:




 

This entry thunderbird.autoconfig was last modified 2019-05-14

   

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