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  Post #1 (permalink)   07-03-2011, 12:47 AM
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In this article we explain in simple steps how to create an email account in Webmin.

Webmin is a free control panel that provides a simple yet effective user interface for website and server owners to manage their services (mail server, dns, apache, ssl etc).

Here are the steps to create an e-mail account:

STEP 1. From the left-side Menu, click “System” and then click on “Users and Groups”

STEP 2. Click on “Create a new user” link

STEP 3. Fill in the form with appropriate information. For this article’s purposes we will use the username: demouser. The following ones are recommended to be filled-in:

- Username (if you want to have an email address demouser@yourdomain.com , set the username’s value to demouser)
- User ID: leave it automatic
- Real Name: required only for you to identify each account from the list
- Home Directory: Click “Directory” and set it to: /home/<username> where <username> is what you set in the Username field
- Shell: Leave it as it is
- Password: click the “Normal password” and type your desired password (it will be encrypted on save/exit)

You will see few more settings/fields on the same form. You may fill them in if you like. However, the above mentioned fields are those required to have a valid e-mail account created.

FINAL STEP 4. Now click the “Create” button and you are done!
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  Post #2 (permalink)   07-03-2011, 12:56 AM
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Hello,

Thanks for the info on how to create email account in webmin control panel . Hope others will find it beneficial .
 
 
 


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  Post #3 (permalink)   07-05-2011, 12:17 AM
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I think webmin is only used on local server? Hardly to find people use this on production servers.
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  Post #4 (permalink)   07-07-2011, 10:25 AM
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Webmin is also used on production servers. The problem is, not too many people aware about this control panel...In addition, it supports a large range of operating systems, including Mac OS X as well...You should check the following url....

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  Post #5 (permalink)   08-03-2011, 12:17 PM
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Yup webmin is cool, infact if you're using it on a production server you can just install virtualmin it's better than webmin, more automated where you can create and configure your websites as virtual servers and can manage them interdependently.
 
 
 
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