How to Access WebMail with Plesk
As a browser based email interface or system, WebMail gives you the freedom to access your emails via any modern day browser. The majority of control panels offer WebMail, including Plesk. With Plesk, you can access webmail directly via URL or from within the Plesk control panel.
Direct Access to Webmail via Your Domain Name
Once your domain has propagated, you can access WebMail by visiting:
You’ll need to substitute yourdomainname.com with your domain name in the example cited above.
Access to Webmail via Plesk Control Panel
Regardless of domain propagation, you can also access WebMail from inside Plesk by utilizing the process outlined in the steps below.
- Click on the Mail tab
- Click on the Web Mail icon next to the e-mail address you want to access
Plesk provides a program called SmarterMail for accessing your webmail. SmarterMail is a web based mail program equivalent to cPanel’s WebMail programs that allows users and server administrators to access their web based mail anytime and anywhere. Please note that SmarterMail is a Windows based webmail application, and is not available on Linux at this time. To utilize this service you must have a Windows Hosting package.
If your domain has not propagated yet, you can access SmarterMail with the following URLs:
Be sure to substitute your.server.ip.address cited in the example above with the IP address of your server. You can also use the server’s name or hostname of the server via the following format:
Similarly to using the server’s IP address, please ensure to replace the servername cited in the example above with your server’s name or hostname.