To use an Email client such as Mozilla Thunderbird with our email system, please use the following information to configure your client older than Thunderbird version 3.1.2.
Server Type: IMAP (Students, staff & faculty)
For Students: students.rider.edu
For Staff and Faculty: mail.rider.edu
Faculty and Staff: smtp.rider.edu ( Port 587 with TLS)
The outgoing server must be setup on port "587" and requires username and password authentication. In addition you must configure the outgoing server to use a "TLS, if available" connection on the outgoing server.