E-mail – answers to frequently asked questions
What is the maximum size for attachments?
The maximum size for attachments is 20MB
What e-mail address do students use?
Students’ e-mail addresses end with @metropolia.fi . It is best to use an address of the format userID@metropolia.fi. Aliases made to such accounts are usually of the format firstname.lastname@example.org. Users who have the same name form an exception. In their case, beginning with the second user’s address, a number or a second initial is added between the first name and the last name. Students can check their default alias from Amme.
How do I access my e-mail?
You can read your e-mail via OWA using a browser. You can also use any IMAP application to access your e-mail. To access your e-mail:
MS Outlook 2010
What is the right outgoing e-mail server?
You can use the smtp.metropolia.fi server to send e-mail. To use the server from outside of Metropolia network, a encrypted connection and authentication with one’s user ID is required. The encryption options are:
- TLS encryption, port 587
- SSL encryption, port 465
Can Exchange e-mail be accessed with all IMAP clients?
The answer is Yes, and the intstructions can be found here.
What user ID is used in logging in to e-mail?
All students have one user account to Metropolia systems. The same account is used when logging in to workstations, e-mail and the Tube portal.
For how long is my old e-mail account valid?
E-mail sent to the old @stadia.fi and @evtek-fi e-mail addresses are redirected to the new e-mail system.