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Creating new Mule configurations can be a tedious task, because you have to know which modules and transports to use and properly declare all namespaces on the root <mule> element of your configuration file.

The latest Mule IDE snapshot adds a wizard for creating a new Mule configuration. Simply choose File > New > Other, and then select Mule Configuration from the Mule category. This will bring up the following wizard:

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Simply select the modules and transports you want in your new configuration and click Finish. Mule IDE will generate a configuration file with proper namespace declarations. If a transport or module declares more than one namespace (e.g., the Email transport declares SMTP/S, POP3/S, and IMAP/S) all namespaces will be included in the new configuration.