The service RWTH-email is a supervised IT-Service of the IT Center that supports the inter-organizational communication at the RWTH Aachen and the FH Aachen.
The service includes the provision of e-mail functionality, calendaring and scheduling management functions as well as suitable antispam and antivirus measures. In addition the service includes an automatic backup of user data. Backup data is available from the last 28 days.
The mailboxes of a mail domain are hosted on a central Exchange system run by the IT Center. The accounts are hereby provisioned by Identity Management at RWTH. Every student of the RWTH gets an initial mailbox with 2 GB size in the @ rwth-aachen.de mail domain.
The administrator of an institution can assign e-mail addresses to an account through a web interface (MailADM) and perform other administrative tasks (allocation of quotas, managing mailing lists, etc.) within its mail domain.