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How To Add New Email Account From Outside CPanel?

Discussion in 'E-mail Discussion' started by charming69, Feb 1, 2013.

  1. charming69

    charming69 Registered

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    Hello,

    I have set up a website and email account for someone on my server. They are demanding from me that they want to be able to add their own new email addresses themselves. Obviously I do not wish to give them access to CPanel as they could break things.

    Is there a way for someone to add an email account without having to use CPanel?

    Thank you
     
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    Infopro cPanel Sr. Product Evangelist
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    There is no way for an end user to create an email account from outside cPanel, no.
     
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    there is a way but then php script has to login to account as well since i have seen email create php scripts for cpanel/whm.

    But then i think it does through API or some function method for that to work.
     
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    Actually there is.

    First off I installed roundcube at my domain.
    Code:
    Example: www.mydomain.com/roundcube
    Then I edited the roundcube homepage template so users can click link to direct to script that allows email signups.
    1.png

    Next I edited the "php script" to allow link back to
    Code:
    Example: www.mydomain.com/roundcube
    2.png

    The above steps are not necessary but I did it to make it look better.

    But anyways the main thing are the 2 files in the zip. The files explain what you need to do to get it to work.

    A little more customizing I was able to edit roundcube main config to allow users to login with only username and not the @mydomain.com ....

    Hopefully these files dont get deleted, these will help others out.
    I didn't write these files, I found them and they do work. I use it to create email addresses.

    View attachment cpanel_email.zip
     
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