Lamont G Suite

LDEO G Suite (LamontMail)

Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO) offers Google Suite to all faculty, students, and staff to help accelerate productivity, and increase collaboration. These are some of the productivity tools included in our G Suite services:

  • Gmail - unlimited storage, built-in instant messaging including voice and video chat, mobile access, spam and virus protection, IMAP
  • Google Calendar - multiple calendars, room/resource scheduling
  • Google Docs - word processing, spreadsheets, forms, presentations, with unlimited storage
  • Google Drive  - file storage and sharing, with unlimited storage
  • Google Sites  - website creation with videos, images, gadgets, and documents integration

Gmail is Google's free email service. You can find Gmail at mail.google.com. If you have a Google account, you already have a Gmail account. Inbox is an optional upgraded user interface for Gmail accounts. 

Access Your Lamont Mail via a Web Browser

Remove Old LDEO SMTP

  • You must remove the old SMTP setup that are pointing to send.ldeo.columbia.edu, or smtp.ldeo.columbia.edu, or lamont.ldeo.columbia.edu  in your mail clients.

Setup your Email Client 

Setup your Mobile Device

Use the the appropriate steps below. Select Google as the provider, and enter your full Lamont email address (LDEOUserID@ldeo.columbia.edu) when prompted for an email to sign in. When the Web Login screen displays, enter your Lamnt userID and password. 

Apple Mail

  1. Mail --> Accounts
  2. Add a Goolge Account
  3. Use the following:
    Username: LDEOUserID@ldeo.columbia.edu
    Email address: LDEOUserID@ldeo.columbia.edu
    Password: Your Lamont password

Outlook 2016 - Mac

Not supported.

Outlook 2016 - Windows

Not supported.

Thundrbird Mac/Windows

  1. Open the Thunderbird application.
  2. Navigate to Tools then click Account Setting
  3. Under Accounts click Create a new account.
  4. Enter your LDEOUserID@ldeo.columbia.edu email address, password, and your name.  This will attempt to auto-configure and it will fail.  You can enter the settings next and select continue
  5. Manually enter the following information:

    Incoming

            Server Hostname: imap.gmail.com

            Port: 993

            SSL: SSL/TLS

            Authentication: Normal Password

    Outgoing

            Server Hostname: smtp.gmail.com

            Port: 465

            SSL: SSL/TLS

            Authentication: Normal Password

           Username: LDEOUserID@ldeo.columbia.edu

  6. Then click on "Re-Test" and choose "OAuth2" for both incoming and outgoing Authentication. Thunderbird should then add the account as a profile through which you can view your Gmail