|CMail Server 2.4 Web Interface Login
Finding the Login Page
To log into the Web Interface, you need to point your Web Browser at the login page.
This is done by typing the IP address or Hostname of the
Server running CMail and the Port number the software is listening on into the
address box of your browser. These details can be obtained from your CMail Administrator
but typical examples would look like:
Once you have entered the address, press
Enter to load the Login Page.
Logging into the Web Interface for the
Once you have loaded the login screen, you will be presented with a screen with Username
field, a Password field, a Login button and a New User button (see fig 45.2.1).
[Web Client: User Login]
If you have already been supplied with
logon details by the CMail Administrator or have logged into the Web Interface
previously enter your username into the Username field and your password into the Password
field. Click the Login button to login to the Interface.
If you have not been
issued with login information, enter your desired username in the Username
field (remember that your username makes up the first part of your email address before
the '@' sign), enter a password in the Password field and click New User.
This process will automatically generate an account on the Web Interface for you** and login
to the Interface.
*Warning: The Administrator may
restrict new users from signing up to the Web Interface with the New User method to
improve security. If this is the case, you will receive an Unknown Username or Password
error and you should contact the Administrator for a set of login credentials. The New
User system can be disabled by un-checking Allow Users to create accounts on the
Configuration > Web User Interface menu.
* Under Windows NT, the Web Interface will check to
ensure that the Administrator has not enabled 'Use NT Users Database' on the Configuration
> Advanced Users Configuration menu before generating an account. If this option is
enabled, the Web Interface will return an error and not create a new account. This is to
effectively stop users creating mail accounts with passwords that do not match their NT
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