E-mail Configuration Settings Guide

Exchange (Faculty and Staff E-mail)
@mail (Student E-mail)
FTP Server
Log-on Server
Web Server
Dial-up Phone Numbers



Exchange (Faculty and Staff E-mail)


Microsoft Exchange Server: email.sfsu.edu


IMAP Server: imaps.sfsu.edu
Incoming Mail (IMAP): protocol use SSL, port 993, Do not select "use secure authentication"


SMTP Server: smtps.sfsu.edu
Outgoing Mail (SMTP): protocol use TLS or STARTTLS, port 587 or 465, select secure authentication (or authentication required), Do not use "SSL/TLS"


@mail (Student E-mail)

Information on the student email system can be found in Live@edu E-mail - Guide.



Domain Name:    sfsu.edu
Netmask (if needed):
Primary DNS Server:
Secondary DNS Server:


FTP Server 

FTP Server (limited to web):    www.sfsu.edu/ftp
SFSU Limited access ftp server:    ftp2.sfsu.edu
Login ID:    anonymous
Password:    your e-mail address


Log-on Servers

online.sfsu.edu (faculty only)


Web Servers

www.sfsu.edu (Departmental)
online.sfsu.edu (Faculty)


Dial-up Phone Numbers

IMPORTANT NOTE:  Due to budget cuts and diminished use, effective Wednesday, January 20, 2010 San Francisco State University will no longer provide dial-up modem service for the campus community.

Alternative public services such as Netzero provide free Internet/network access. Search the Web for "free public internet service" for more options.

Please contact your local IT support or the ITS Help Desk for assistance.