G-Suite at LDEO

G-Suite at LDEO

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

  • Apple Mail Client
  • Outlook 2016 Mac
  • Outlook 2016 Windows
  • Thunderbird Mac/Windows

Setup ypur Mobile Device

Use the the appropriate steps below. Select Google as the provider, and enter your full Lamont email address ([email protected]) 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: [email protected]
    Email address: [email protected]
    Password: Your Lamont password

Outlook 2016 - Mac

Not supported.

Outlook 2016 - Windows

Not supported.

Thunderbird 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 [email protected] 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:


            Server Hostname: imap.gmail.com

            Port: 993

            SSL: SSL/TLS

            Authentication: Normal Password


            Server Hostname: smtp.gmail.com

            Port: 465

            SSL: SSL/TLS

            Authentication: Normal Password

           Username: [email protected]

  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