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OS X Mountain Lion Server For Dummies by John Rizzo

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Creating User E-Mail Addresses

When you create a user account after mail service has been set up and started, Mountain Lion Server automatically creates an e-mail address based on the short name followed by the domain name. For example, if you create a user account called Ron McKernan, the automatically created address would be ronmckernan@acmecrumpets.com. In the Users pane of the Server app, click the Add (+) button to display the New User dialog. Type a new user’s name in the Full Name field and press the Tab key. A short name and e-mail address will be created for you, as shown in Figure 13-11.

Figure 13-11: With mail service turned on, an e-mail address is created automatically for a new user account.

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For user accounts that you’ve already created, you’ll have to manually create an e-mail address for each user. In the Server app, double-click a user in the Users pane and add an e-mail to the Email Address field (refer to Figure 13-11).

You can also create multiple e-mail addresses for any user. For example, you might assign info@acme.com to a user who’s responsible for a public website.

To create an alternative e-mail address for a user, you must use Workgroup Manager (available at http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1567) to create a second short name for the user. Here’s how:

1. In Workgroup Manager, click the Accounts icon in the toolbar.

2. Click the globe icon below the ...

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