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This document is for a previous release of cPanel & WHM. To view our latest documentation, visit our Home page.

For cPanel & WHM 11.46

(Home >> Service Configuration >> Mailserver Configuration)

 

Use this set of features to configure the POP3 and IMAP protocols that Courier and Dovecot useCourier and Dovecot are the two mail servers that cPanel offers.

  • Configure Courier — This document describes the options that appear when you access WHM's Mailserver Configuration interface while you run the Courier mail server.
  • Configure Dovecot — This document describes the options that appear when you access WHM's Mailserver Configuration interface while you run the Dovecot mail server.

Additional documentation

  • IMAP vs. POP3 — This document explains the fundamental difference between IMAP and POP3.
  • Require SMTP Authentication — SMTP authentication is supported and enabled by default in cPanel & WHM. This document explains how to enable the POP before SMTP authentication methid, or how to require that resellers use SMTP authentication at all times.