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Instruction manuals for the mail system of the FH Aachen can be found here.

General


Private e-mail addresses

Students receive a private e-mail address during the autonomous registration process in the Identity Management. The address looks like the following: Name.Surname@rwth-aachen.de

Employees can apply for a private e-mail address (Name.Surname@rwth-aachen.de) at the IT-ServiceDesk.

Login:

The username consists of your username (format: ab123456) in the Identity Managment and the mail domain.

ab123456@rwth-aachen.de respectively institute mail-addresses ab123456@institute.rwth-aachen.de

Important: User names are only for logging into you e-mail accounts. It is not possible to send e-mails to your usernames!

The password is the given password for the appropriate account "RWTH Service" in the Selfservice: www.rwth-aachen.de/selfservice


Official e-mail addresses

Official e-mail addresses (e.g. Surname@institut.rwth-aachen.de) are locally taken care of by your IT contact person of your facility.

Login:

The user name of your e-mail account consists of your username (format: ab123456) in the Identity Management and the mail domain: 

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This is only valid, if your official address is hosted on the central exchange system of the IT Center. In case of any doubts, please ask your IT contact person within your facility.

ab123456@institut.rwth-aachen.de

Important: User names are only for logging into you e-mail accounts. It is not possible to send e-mails to your user names!

The password is the given password for the appropriate account "RWTH Service" in the Selfservice: www.rwth-aachen.de/selfservice


Functional e-mail addresses
Functional e-mail addresses within the institute-domain (e.g. Info@institut.rwth-aachen.de) are locally taken care of by your IT contact person of your facility.

Functional e-mail addresses in the @RWTH mail domain e.g. ProjektX@rwth-aachen.de can be applied for at the IT-ServiceDesk. Be aware that the application for "global", functional e-mail addresses will first be validated from the IT Center.

Login:

The user name within the functional e-mail addresses consists of the e-mail address and the preceding "fkt_"

e.g. fkt_info@institu.rwth-aachen.de

Important: User names are only for logging into you e-mail accounts. It is not possible to send e-mails to your user names!

If the functional e-mail address should be used by multiple people, this can be set up by the owner of the address via the delegate access.

The password is the given password for the appropriate account "RWTH Service" in the Selfservice: www.rwth-aachen.de/selfservice

Information on the webmail interface of the RWTH Aachen


 

URLhttps://mail.rwth-aachen.de/owa
Username

"username@your domain.rwth-aachen.de“

(e.g. "ab123456@dom.rwth-aachen.de")

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E-mails directed to the username (format: ab123456) cannot be delivered.

E-mail address

"name@your domain.rwth-aachen.de

(e.g. "max.mustermann@rwth-aachen.de" or "mustermann@institut.rwth-aachen.de")

Password

Password for the e-mail service. If you do not know the password, you can change
it via the RWTH Selfservice for the "RWTH Service".

 

 

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If you are using an e-mail client that is not listed here, please use the following configuration
POP3 Servermail.rwth-aachen.de (SSL/Port 995)
IMAP Servermail.rwth-aachen.de (SSL/Port 993)
SMTP Servermail.rwth-aachen.de (StartTLS/Port 587) (only with authentication)
User name"username@yourdomain.rwth-aachen.de“ (e.g. "ab123456@dom.rwth-aachen.de")