How do I add a domain in SmarterMail on my Windows VDS?

The following article explains how to create a domain in SmarterMail on your Windows VDS. This procedure will need to be performed for each domain you wish to setup in SmarterMail.

To create a domain in SmarterMail, please follow these steps:

1) Open a Web browser and browse to the SmarterMail web interface, http://ip_address:9998.  Make sure that port: 9998 is enable on your VDS firewall (instructions for enabling firewall ports can be found here).

2) Login as the administrator using the following information:

  • Full email address: admin
  • Password: enter your SmarterMail admin password

3) Click the Manage icon.

4) From the Manage navigation panel, click New Domain.

5) On the Options tab, enter the requested information:

  • Name: the domain name mail is being configured for
  • IP Address: the ip address assigned for the domain
  • User Name: the administrative user for the mail account
  • Password: the password for the administrative user

6) On the Limits tab, set the mail limits for the domain, including Domain Disk Space and number of Users.

7) Click Save.

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