Click on Create a new account
This window may pop-up, if it does, uncheck (if you want) gandi.net and Hover.com.
Click on the Skip this and use my existing email button.
Your name:Type in the name you want to appear on your emails.
Email addressType your glis.net address.
Password:Type the password for that email address.
Thunderbird will try to configure the settings for your account. It never gets it right.
Click on the Manual config button.
This warning states your not using a secure mail server. Mozilla Thunderbird explains it here.
Why does Thunderbird warn me that my server doesn't use encryption?
To continue creating the account you can place a check mark next to I understand the risks.
Click the Create Account button.
That's it!. You should be able to send and receive emails.