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Creating a new email account

NetNation is currently implementing changes to shared hosting plans that affect email and account types. Details and instructions for completing various tasks vary depending upon when you set up your account and/or whether your migration to the new system has been completed. To determine your current status, log in to AccountManager and select Email. The Email main page indicates whether you are currently on the Advanced Mail Service or Standard Mail Service.

Please refer to the appropriate instructions below:

Advanced Mail Service
Standard Mail Service (Note: NetNation is in the process of migrating customers to the Advanced Mail Service. Information regarding migration will be provided to you shortly within AccountManager.)


Advanced Mail Service

You can create an email account in two different ways:

The following section provides detailed instructions for creating the new email account from the Email section of AccountManager.


To create a new email account:

  1. In the AccountManager main window, click Email. The Email Management main page appears.
  2. In the Email Addresses box, click the Create a New Email Address link. The Create Email Address page appears.
  3. In the New Email Address field, enter the new name for the email account.
  4. Select the New Account action and then click Add Action. The Add New User page appears.
  5. Enter the user name and password for this account and then retype the password to confirm it.
  6. For account type, select Email.
  7. Click Add.

The new user account and corresponding email account are created.


Standard Mail Service

You can create an email account in two different ways:

The following section provides detailed instructions for creating the new email account from the Email section of AccountManager.

Each email user name must be unique. If an email name you want to use is already taken, you can create an email alias to work around the problem. For details, see Creating an email alias.


To create a new email account using the Email section:

  1. In the AccountManager main window, click Email. The Email Management main page appears.
  2. In the Email Addresses box, click the Create a New Email Address link. The Create Email Address page appears.
  3. In the New Email Address field, enter the new name for the email account.
  4. Select the New Account action and then click Add Action. The Add New User page appears.
  5. Enter the user name and password for this account and then retype the password to confirm it.
  6. Select the account type. For detailed information, see Creating a new user account.
  7. Click Add.

The new user account and corresponding email account are created.


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