Setting up a Vacation Message
Posted by Maria Brosnan on 09 December 2016 04:53 PM

To access the control panel for your mail accounts enter http://mail.yourname.co.nz/mailadmin (where 'yourname.co.nz' is the domain name associated with your email service).

From there you will be presented with a login screen as shown in Figure 1.

Login Screen

Figure 1: Login Screen

Log into this screen using the details provided to you in your initial setup email (for the admin user) or your email username and password. Once you have logged in you will be presented with this screen (Figure 2.)

Main Screen

Figure 2: main screen

If you are the admin user of the account you can set up your own and other users Vacation Messages.  If you are not the admin user you can only set up your own Vacation Message.

Once on the main screen go to 'Manage Accounts' and click on the user concerned in the 'Name' column.

Manage Accounts

Figure 3: Managing your mailbox settings

Click on 'Responder and Forwarding Options', tick the option 'Responder (Vacation) on:', and enter the required message in the box provided.

Click 'Submit' to save the vacation message.

When you are ready to turn the vacation message off simply untick the 'Responder (Vacation) on:' option and click 'Submit' to save.