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Configuring Server-Wide Mail Settings on plesk

Configuring Server-Wide Mail Settings on plesk

By default, Plesk works in cooperation with mail server software, which provides email services for mailboxes and mailing lists. After installation, the mail server is configured automatically and is ready to serve.However, we recommend that you review the default settings to make sure that they satisfy your needs.

  1. To check the server-wide mail server settings, click on Tools & Settings in the navigation bar on the left and then on Mail Server Settings.
  2. Make sure that the Enable mail management functions option is enabled in Plesk.
  3. Optional: In the Maximum message size field, specify the maximum size of the emails.
  4. Optional (applies to Plesk for Linux only): In the Maximum number of connections (IMAP, POP3, IMAP over SSL/TLS, or POP3 over SSL/TLS) field, specify how many users can be logged in at the same time.
  5. Optional (applies only to Plesk for Linux): In the Maximum number of connections for a user per IP address field, specify how many connections per IP address can be made for a user.
  6. Optional (applies only to Plesk for Linux): To use port 587 as an alternative SMTP port, enable the Enable SMTP service on port 587 on all IP addresses option.
  7. In the DKIM spam protection area, enable the Allow signing outgoing mail option.
  8. Click on OK.

Configuring Server-Wide Mail Settings on plesk

More information about the mail server settings can be found here:

Configuring server-wide email settings

Configuring the Email Settings for the Domain

After you have configured the server’s email settings, you must configure the email settings (DNS) for your domain. Follow these steps:

  1. Click on Domains in the navigation bar on the left.
  2. Clicc on the domain name.
  3. Click Mail Settings.
  4. Make sure that the Activate mail service on this domain option is enabled.
  5. Enable the option Use DKIM spam protection system to sign outgoing email messages.
  6. Click Apply, and then click OK.

 

Final Words

Configuring Server-Wide Mail Settings on plesk

Congratulations! You have finally Configuring Server-Wide Mail Settings Plesk on your server. Let us know in the comments how you managed to do it and dont forget to share it with your colleagues.

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