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  • How to host a private email server on a VPS?

  • Here鈥檚 a recap of the steps to host a private email server on a VPS: 1 Set up the virtual server. 2 Point the domain to the server. 3 Set up the email server. 4 Initiate reverse DNS for the same server. 5 Create and test your new email address.

  • How to set up a mail server on a cPanel VPS?

  • The exact steps you need to take to set up your own mail server on a cPanel VPS depend on your hosting setup and specific project requirements. Nevertheless, the process can be summarized as three major tasks. 1. Make sure your domain and subdomains resolve properly Using a subdomain (e.g., mail.domain.com) for the mail server is becoming the norm.

  • What is the hostname of my VPS or dedicated server?

  • You may have noticed that your VPS or Dedicated server uses a generic hostname(vps####.inmotionhosting.com, ded###.inmotionhosting.com). The hostnameis simply your server鈥檚 name.

  • How do I host an email on a different server?

  • Hosting Emails on a Different Server To host your emails on a different server from that of the website, you need to change the Mail Exchanger (MX) record in your domain鈥檚 DNS records. The MX records are the ones that point to the server hosting your email and can be local if together with the website, or remote if on a different location.