- Plesk for Linux
- Plesk for Windows
Where are mailboxes located on a Plesk server?
In Plesk for Linux
In Plesk for Linux, mailboxes are stored in a directory specified by the
PLESK_MAILNAMES_D parameter in the Plesk configuration file
# grep PLESK_MAILNAMES_D /etc/psa/psa.conf
By default, the path is
/var/qmail/mailnames (for both Qmail and Postfix mail servers).
Sent folder content of firstname.lastname@example.org can be found in
In Plesk for Windows
Plesk for Windows supports several mail servers and each stores path in its configuration.
The default mail server is MailEnable and mailboxes are located in one of these folders (depends on a Plesk release):
- %plesk_dir%Mail Servers\Mail Enable\Postoffices
- C:\Program Files (x86)\Mail Enable\Postoffices
To find the actual path to mailboxes of any mail server, start Plesk Reconfigurator from Windows Start > Plesk and click Change Plesk Mail Data Location: