Round Cube

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Email

  • To check your email using Roundcube, all you need to do is login
    • There is no need to configure anything in order to send or receive mail using RoundCube
  • Open your browser and navigate to https://rc.domain.tld
  • Enter your email address in the Username field
  • Enter your email password in the Password field
  • If you prefer a language other than English, select it from the list
  • Click the login Button

Getting Started

Before you start using RoundCube, you should configure the plugins to your requirements:


  • Open your browser and navigate to https://rc.domain.tld
  • Enter your email address in the Username field
  • Enter your email password in the Password field
  • If you prefer a language other than English, select it from the list
  • Click the login Button
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  • In the next window, find in the top right corner the link called "Settings"
  • In the preferences menu on the left side of the window, select Manage Plugins
  • You will be presented with a number of check boxes
    • Hovering your mouse over each item will give a brief help of what the plugin does
  • You may enable/disable any combination of plugins you desire
  • At the bottom is the option to restore the selections back to default, or you can select all or deselect all plugins
  • If there is something you are not clear on, feel free to ask
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Calendar

NOTE: These instructions are slightly out of date; the settings are correct but you will have to look around to find them till I update this page
Before you begin:

  • Open your browser and navigate to https://rc.domain.tld
  • Enter your email address in the Username field
  • Enter your email password in the Password field
  • If you prefer a language other than English, select it from the list
  • Click the login Button
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  • In the next window, find in the top right corner the link called "Settings"
  • In the next window on the far left side, under the main category "Calendar", click the sub-category "Categories"
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  • In the main pane of the window, click the plus sign. This will create a new line at the bottom of the list
  • Click in the longest field of the new line and enter a name for your calendar
    • The name is arbitrary, so it can be anything you like, though normally you would choose a name that has meaning for you.
  • If you wish to change the colour of your calendar, click in the box containing FFFFFF, then click on the colour you would like for your calendar
  • Click the Save Button
  • After you click save, the list will reorder alphabetically
  • Click the little round button next to the calendar you just created
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  • In the Username field you will find the value "%u"
    • %u is a short cut for the username you used to log into Roundcube, which will be the same as your email address
  • Enter your Email Password
  • The value you need to enter for "CalDAV Url" consists of two parts
  • Unless you know why you should do otherwise, leave "Reminders" and "Authentication Method" settings at their default
  • Click the Save Button
  • To start using your calendar, click the Calendar link in the top right corner of the window
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Shared Address Book

Before you begin:

  • Open your browser and navigate to https://rc.domain.tld
  • Enter your email address in the Username field
  • Enter your email password in the Password field
  • If you prefer a language other than English, select it from the list
  • Click the login Button
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  • In the next window, find in the top right corner the link called "Settings"
  • In the next window on the far left side, click the category called "CardDAV"
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  • In the main pane of the window, enter a name for your address book
    • The name is arbitrary, so it can be anything you like, usually something meaningful to you.
    • The address book name must not contain a space
  • Ensure "Activate CardDAV-Addressbook" is selected
  • Enter your email address as your Username
  • Enter your email password as Password
  • The value you need to enter for URL consists of two parts
  • The update interval can be increased if you like
    • 1 is the minimum acceptable value for this field
  • When everything is how you want it, click save
  • After you click save, you will be given the opportunity to add another address book if you want to.
  • In order to use your new address book, click on the Address Book link in the top right of the window
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  • Ensure your CardDAV address book is selected, and you will be able to view and add contact entries to your Shared Address Book

Server Side Message Filtering

  • Open your browser and navigate to https://rc.domain.tld
  • Enter your email address in the Username field
  • Enter your email password in the Password field
  • If you prefer a language other than English, select it from the list
  • Click the login Button
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Rc.choose.settings.png
  • In the next window, find in the top right corner the link called "Settings"
  • Click the filters tab
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  • To create a new filter, click the Plus Sign in the bottom left corner of the window
  • Filter Name is an arbitrary value, you should put something that is meaningful to describing the filter
  • Select your Filter Rules
    • Adjust the radio button to determine if you want all rules or any rules to match
    • If you need to add more rules, click the green plus sign to the right of the window
  • Set your Filter Actions by choosing an item from the left drop down menu
    • Different actions, such as the Out of Office reply, will produce different options after you choose it.
  • When the rules and actions for this filter are configured, click the Save button

Extra Notes