Checking Email Within CentOS Web Panel

When using CentOS Web Panel to manage your email addresses, you will need to know how to check those email addresses. This guide will detail two different methods of Checking Email hosted within CentOS Web panel.

Prerequisites:

– DNS Functional, preferably with CentOS Web Panel handling DNS internally

– User account created with a Domain associated

– Domain using appropriate Nameservers for CentOS Web panel to handle DNS

– Mail server setup with an Email address created

Checking Email Through Webmail

The simplest way to check your email on CentOS Web Panel is through the webmail client. CentOS Web Panel features the Roundcube webmail client by default.

Step One: You can access the webmail client by typing in your domain name followed by the subfolder of webmail. Here is an example of what this looks like in your URL Bar:

Example Webmail Domain URL

Step Two: Once you arrive at your webmail portal login page, you will need to enter your username and password here. The username will always be entered as the full email address of the domain inbox you wish to check

Login Page Username and Password image

Step  Three: You will be presented with the main Webmail portal after a successful attempt to log in. From here, you can send and receive email as you would with any other email account

Webmail Roundcube Home Screen

Checking Mail From A Desktop Mail Client

You might prefer to use a desktop client for your email needs. These are applications like Microsoft Outlook, Mozilla Thunderbird, or Mac OS Mail to name a few. This is how to find the necessary configuration options to use these types of clients with your CentOS Web Panel email accounts.

Step 1: Login to the User account for the domain you wish to get the information for by using the User Login page.

Email Accounts Drop Down
Email Accounts Link

Step 2:  Click on  drop down on the left, then click on the  link. This will take you to the page that lists the email accounts associated with this user.

List Email Accounts Page

Step 3: Locate your Mail Settings section on the above page. Use this information to configure your preferred mail client on your desktop or laptop.

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