Guide – How To Start – iRedMail (IMAP, SMTP, POP3) Email Server on Ubuntu

iRedMail VM Azure instruction


Azure configuration

  1. Static Ip address  – Your virtual machine should have the static IP address, if you want constantly change the domain settings (because if the address is dynamic, after the rebooting of the machine it’ll change to the static one).

The instruction how to change the Azure VM address to the static one

  1. After creating the machine, it’s possible to get the access to the web-panel either directly through the IP address or by adding to the domain MX records

The instruction on how to do that:

Google Domain –

Namecheap –

GoDaddy –

iRedMail mx setup information

(For your site, where you’ve bought the domain – please, google “youdomainSeller add mx records” or contact seller customer support)

(Please, consider that it’s better to use the static IP address for the mail server)

(Sometimes it takes up to 24 hours to activate the mx records)

The access to the inbox – through the web-panel

Here is the default data for the connection

As an example, we have taken the IP address of our VM. Instead of it, you should write yours

* – Web admin panel (iRedAdmin): https://your_VM_IP/iredadmin/ (

* – Roundcube webmail: https://your_VM_IP/mail/

* You can login to the links above with the credentials below:

– Username:

– Password: postmasterpwd


Login to admin panel

* – Web admin panel (iRedAdmin): https://your_VM_IP/iredadmin/


Enter iRedAdmin dashboard


Change the default password on this page ( Admins -> All Admins -> Edit account)

It's possible to change the default password

After you have opened the window of settings go to the “Password” tab

When you click Password tab, you'll get the option to type a new password

Type the new password and save the changes

Add domain name in admin panel.

Add the domain name in Domains and Accounts tab

Login to mail box (test account)

* – Roundcube webmail: https://your_VM_IP/mail/  ( (

Here you should enter the data that was changed before
In our case these are:

– Username:

– Password: newpassword

Now you'll need to enter user name and new password


It's easy to manage your mail account

The password changing for the mailbox (not for the admin’s account)
Settings>Password>Type the current password>Type the new password>Save

The default password: postmasterpwd

It's possible to change the password in the Settings

4 The access to the mailbox through the mail client

for more details please see topic “Configure mail client applications” on page

or use these links:

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