Help with IMAP I am a noob

Discussion in 'Installation/Configuration' started by Chow, Sep 2, 2009.

  1. Chow

    Chow New Member

    I have a server that my host set up for me. They set up squirrel mail but I have no clue how to get IMAP working on my iPhone to access the email. Anyone want to guide me? I have been searching all day and all of this stuff is way over my head. Since I didnt install the ispconfig and setup the server, I have no idea what they missed.
     
  2. falko

    falko Super Moderator ISPConfig Developer

    All you need is the hostname or IP and the account's username and password.
     
  3. Chow

    Chow New Member

    so after pulling my hair out all day yesterday, I think I figured it out. I followed the tutorial of setting up mail part and redid everything since I had no idea what the person did to set up my server. ( I dont think they set up mail right even though they had squirrelmail working for me)

    I set up a codomain mail.mydomain.com
    used that for the imap and smtp server
    turned off ssl
    used web3_info for the user name (how can I use the actual email [email protected]?)

    Thanks for all of the great info at this site!
     
  4. till

    till Super Moderator Staff Member ISPConfig Developer

    The username for pop3 and imap in ispconfig 2 has the format web3_info. The email address can only be used in squirrelmail as it contains a patch for reading the actual web[ID]_user username for a given email address from the ispconfig database.
     

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