Quick & Easy: Modoboa Self Hosted Email Server with Webmail

Quick & Easy: Modoboa Self Hosted Email Server with Webmail
  • Create a Droplet at DigitalOcean (use my link and get a month free or more!)
  • apt-get update && apt-get install python-minimal git
  • add droplet ip to mail.yourdomain.com and mail.yourdomain.com to MX record
  • git clone https://github.com/modoboa/modoboa-installer
  • cd modoboa-installer && ./run.py mail.yourdomain.com
  • goto http://mail.yourdomain.com
  • Edit admin password under admin > Settings
  • add user@domain.tld as simpleusers in identities
  • now you can login as user@domain.tld in a private browser session
  • and try send an email to check-auth@verifier.port25.com to check if its working

not receiving mail?

amavis can hang for some reason if you have little memory etc

  • crontab -e
  • insert @hourly service amavis restart
  • now amavis will restart every hour, you can change it to @daily etc
  • try creating some swap space if you have issues
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