Moving Mail from Mail.SAS to Your Penn Live Inbox Using Entourage

  1. You can move mail from your old SAS account to your Penn Live account by using Entourage on your Mac. Entourage is included with Office for Mac.

    Open Entourage. If this is the first time you are running it, close any Windows that pop up, other than the main window.

    From the File menu, go to New and select Email Account.

  2. Select Hotmail/MSN for the Account type and click OK.

  3. Enter:

    Account Name: Penn Live
    Name: <Your Name>
    E-mail Address: <Your SAS email address>
    Account ID: <Your full SAS email address>


    Click OK.
  4. Back at the Accounts window, click the downward-pointing arrow to the right of New, and select Mail....

  5. Select IMAP as the Account type. Click OK.

  6. Enter:

    Account Name: SAS Mail
    Name: <Your Name>
    E-mail Address: <Your SAS email address>
    Account ID: <Your PennKey Username (the part before the @ in your email address)>
    IMAP server: imap.sas.upenn.edu
    Password: <The password for your old Mail.SAS account>
    SMTP server: smtp.sas.upenn.edu

    Click the box that says Click here for advanced receiving options.

  7. Check the box that says The IMAP service requires a secure connection (SSL).

    Click back into the main window.

  8. Click OK.

  9. Back in the main Entourage window, click the arrows to the left of SAS Mail and Penn Live to show the available mailboxes. Click INBOX under SAS Mail and you should see all of the your existing SAS email.

  10. Highlight all of your messages by clicking on the ones you want to move while holding down the Apple key. After you have selected the messages you'd like to move to Penn Live, drag them to Inbox under Penn Live. Note: it may take a little while to copy all of your messages if you have a lot of mail.

    When you're finished dragging messages to your Penn Live Inbox, you should be able to click on your Penn Live Inbox and see all of the messages that you moved over.

  11. When you're finished dragging messages to your Penn Live Inbox, you should be able to click on your Penn Live Inbox and see all of the messages that you moved over.

  12. You have now finished moving your mail from your Mail.SAS Inbox to your Penn Live Inbox. Close Entourage and reopen it. Reopening the program will cause the program to synchronize so that all of the messages you moved will be visible in the web view of Penn Live.

    After you reopen the program, log onto the web view Penn Live at http://pennlive.sas.upenn.edu and check your inbox to verify that your messages are there.

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