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Old 17th September 2007, 18:37
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Default Yet more questions about setting up one website

OK after we've got through with the global server settings I need to do the following I think:-
Click on "New Client"
Follow instructions as per section 2.1 "add a customer" in the reseller manual.
Click on "New Site"
Follow instructions as per section 3.1 "add a site" in the reseller manual.
Step: Assign title, folder and basic information.
* Title: This is the title under which the site will appear in the structure tree.
* Folder: Select the folder "Sites". Alternatively you have the possibility to create a new folder for the sites which you then can select here. Learn how to create folders in chapter II-4.1.1.
* Server: Select the server that will host the site.
* Hostname: Enter the hostname (e.g. www).
* Domain: Enter the domain of the site (e.g.
* IP Address: Enter the IP address of the site.
* Create DNS: Click on "Create DNS" to create a DNS entry for the current site. After you have provided the other information for the site and have clicked on "Save" the DNS entry is created and can be edited by the administrator if necessary.
3. Step: Limit webspace, users and domains.

* Space MB: Enter the amount of MB that should be available to the site ("-1" means "Unlimited").
* Max. User: Enter the maximum number of users with email boxes that can be assigned to the site ("-1" means "Unlimited").
* Max. Domains: Enter the maximum number of co-domains that can be set up for the site ("-1" means "Unlimited").

4. Step: Activate site features.

* Shell Access: Allows the customer to use the linux shell. This is a security risk and should therefore only be granted in exceptional cases. Shell access includes FTP access.
* CGI Scripts: Allows the web server to execute cgi scripts in a certain directory (cgi-bin).
* PHP Scripts: Allows the web server to execute PHP scripts (file extensions .php, .php3, .php4).
* SSI: Activates Server Side Includes (SSI) (file extension .shtml).
* FTP Access: Allows the users assigned to a site to access the site or the users' directories via ftp.
* MySQL: Enables the creation of a database which is assigned to the site. If you supply a user name and password for the MySQL database in the tab "Other" the database will be created automatically.
* SSL Certificate: Enables the creation of an SSL certificate for the site. You still have to fill out the section "SSL" and select "Create Certificate" in that section to create the certificate. Learn more about applying for an SSL certificate in chapter III-2.4.1. If this field is not activated the tab "SSL" is not shown!
Please note: There can be only one SSL-capable site per IP address!
* Anonymous FTP: Activate this to create an Anonymous-FTP account for this site.
Please note: There can be only one Anonymous-FTP account per IP address!
* Anon. FTP MB: Please specify the storage space in MB that should be available for the Anonymous-FTP account. "-1" means "Unlimited". If "Anonymous FTP" is not activated this field is ignored.
* Apache Direktives (Optional): This field is available to you as a reseller only if the ISPConfig administrator has activated it for you. It offers you the opportunity to write additional Apache directives into the site's virtual host container manually. These directives will undergo a syntax check. If the syntax check gives back an error the directives will be commented out automatically so that the Apache web server cannot die.

Thge resat of the website has to be setup from within the "clients" manual, section 2.2.
Section 2.2
To set up an e-mail account for the website do the following:- on the title of the site created.
This brings up the "ISP Site" window.
2. click on the "user and e-mail" tab.
3. Click on "new"
4. add appropriate data for the new e-mail account.

1. what is the name of the pop3 server and where is it ?
This would normally be set from the inside of the primary zone file in the MX records I believe.
2. what is the pop3 password ?
I assume the password entered for the user.
3. where is the smtp server and what is it called and how do you set this up anyway?
4. what is the password for sending mail with the smtp server ?
Frankly, this is my whole reason for going to all this trouble in the first place, as any fool can set up a website on apache, but password protected encripted mail setup is another kettle of fish IMHO....:-p
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