Configuration Options for Security

This page describes Thunderbird's configuration options that affect your email security.

Specify the secure connection type and authentication method for a mail server

Menu location: ToolsEdit | Account Settings | <account name> | Server Settings

Configure encryption settings for sending messages (for the selected identity)

Menu location: ToolsEdit | Account Settings | <account name> | Manage Identities | <identity> | Security

Configure encryption settings for sending messages (for the selected account)

Menu location: ToolsEdit | Account Settings | <account name> | Security

View or delete passwords for email accounts

Menu location: Thunderbird | PreferencesTools | OptionsEdit | Preferences | Security | Passwords

Configure Security Devices

Menu location: Thunderbird | PreferencesTools | OptionsEdit | Preferences | Advanced | Certificates, ToolsEdit | Account Settings | <account name> | Manage Identities | <identity> | Security, ToolsEdit | Account Settings | <account name> | Security

Configure Security Certificates

Menu location: Thunderbird | PreferencesTools | OptionsEdit | Preferences | Advanced | Certificates, ToolsEdit | Account Settings | <account name> | Manage Identities | <identity> | Security, ToolsEdit | Account Settings | <account name> | Security

Perform Certificate Validation

Menu location: Thunderbird | PreferencesTools | OptionsEdit | Preferences | Advanced | Certificates

Specify how to handle server requests for certificates

Menu location: Thunderbird | PreferencesTools | OptionsEdit | Preferences | Advanced | Certificates

Configure certificate revocation lists

Menu location: Thunderbird | PreferencesTools | OptionsEdit | Preferences | Advanced | Certificates

Configure Cookies

Menu location: Thunderbird | PreferencesTools | OptionsEdit | Preferences | Security | Web Content

Specify which sites are allowed to set cookies

Menu location: Thunderbird | PreferencesTools | OptionsEdit | Preferences | Security | Web Content

Set up a master password

Menu location: Thunderbird | PreferencesTools | OptionsEdit | Preferences | Security | Passwords

Configure Thunderbird to work with my anti-virus software

Menu location: Thunderbird | PreferencesTools | OptionsEdit | Preferences | Security | Anti-Virus

Enable or disable alerts for possible phishing or other scam messages

Menu location: Thunderbird | PreferencesTools | OptionsEdit | Preferences | Security | E-mail Scams

Configure what should happen to messages flagged as junk (for local folders)

Menu location: ToolsEdit | Account Settings | Local Folders | Junk Settings

Exempt messages with SpamAssassin or SpamPal headers from junk mail filtering (for local folders)

Menu location: ToolsEdit | Account Settings | Local Folders | Junk Settings

Exempt sender addresses in address books from junk mail filtering (for local folders)

Menu location: ToolsEdit | Account Settings | Local Folders | Junk Settings

Enable junk mail training (for local folders)

Menu location: ToolsEdit | Account Settings | Local Folders | Junk Settings

Exempt sender addresses in address books from junk mail filtering (for an account)

Menu location: ToolsEdit | Account Settings | <account name> | Junk Settings

Exempt messages with SpamAssassin or SpamPal headers from junk mail filtering (for an account)

Menu location: ToolsEdit | Account Settings | <account name> | Junk Settings

Configure what should happen to messages flagged as junk (for an account)

Menu location: ToolsEdit | Account Settings | <account name> | Junk Settings



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