Configuration tutorial Overview This page describes the basics of configuring hMailServer. It does not include information on how to set up virus scanners or spam protection. If you are unsure about how hMailServer works, you should read this page before configuring the server. This dialog allows you to connect to different hMailServer services.
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Before installing hMailServer, you should ensure that your computer fulfills the system requirements. Step 1: Download The first step is of to download hMailServer. The installation program is available for download at the download page.
It is recommended that you download the latest stable version. The file you download has a name of the form hMailServer-version-build. As an example, version-build might stand for 5.
Step 2: Install Double-click on the downloaded file to launch the setup. The first dialog which is shown is the Welcome dialog, in this one, simply click Next. The next step is to read the license agreement. Select the destination folder and click Next. You should select a local drive and not a network folder. It is possible to install hMailServer on removable devices, but you will not be able to run hMailServer from the device on another computer. Select which components you want to install and click Next.
On the server, you should install all available components. If you have already installed the hMailServer server on another computer and you want to manage that remotely, you only need to install the Administrative tools. Select which start menu folder you want to place the hMailServer icons in and click Next. Confirm that the settings are correct and then click Install to do the installation. The installation should take about seconds. After the files have been installed, you need to provide the installation program with a main hMailServer password.
The first thing which appears is the Connect dialog. This dialog allows you to connect to different hMailServer installations in your network. Normally, you will want to connect to localhost.
Select localhost, and click Connect. In the password dialog, enter your main hMailServer password and click OK. MX stands for Mail eXchanger.
Simply put, the MX records tell other email servers what server in your domain is responsible for handling mail. Here is more information about MX records. You should NOT allow access for the hMailsevrer program, just open the ports required for mail transfer to your server. Standard ports are