How to find a location of mailbox files on the server?

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2016-12-30 18:47:19 UTC

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How to find a location of mailbox files on the server?

Applicable to:

  • Plesk 12.5 for Linux
  • Plesk 12.0 for Linux
  • Plesk 12.5 for Windows

Question

How to find a location of mailbox files on the server?

Answer

On Linux mailboxes are stored in a directory specified in value of parameter PLESK_MAILNAMES_D stored in configuration file /etc/psa/psa.conf . By default, the path is /var/qmail/mailnames (for both Qmail and Postfix). To change a location of mailboxes, follow instructions provided in the article #213374889 .

Plesk for Windows supports a wide variety of mail servers and each stores path in their internal configuration. To find out a path to mailboxes, run Plesk Reconfigurator > Change Plesk Mail Data Location . Current path to mailboxes will be shown in a dialog window:

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