How do I set up and configure Synology MailPlus on my NAS?

Setting up and configuring Synology MailPlus on your NAS

To set up and configure Synology MailPlus on your NAS, follow the step-by-step guide below:

Step 1: Install Synology MailPlus Server Package

- Log in to your Synology NAS and open the Package Center.
- Search for "MailPlus" and install the MailPlus Server package.
- Wait for the installation process to complete.

Step 2: Create a MailPlus User

- Open the MailPlus Server package.
- Go to the "Users" tab and click on "Create."
- Enter the user details such as username, email address, and password.
- Set permissions for the user as required.
- Click on "Apply" to create the MailPlus user.

Step 3: Configure Mail Server Settings

- Open the MailPlus Server package and go to the "Mail Server" tab.
- Click on "General" and configure the general mail server settings, such as domain name and primary email address.
- Click on "Advanced" to configure advanced mail server settings if needed.
- Save the settings.

Step 4: Configure Security Settings

- In the MailPlus Server package, go to the "Security" tab.
- Configure security settings such as SSL/TLS options, IP access control, and attachment rules.
- Save the settings.

Step 5: Set Up Email Clients

- On your computer or mobile device, open your preferred email client (e.g., Outlook, Mail, Thunderbird).
- Add a new email account and select the "IMAP" or "Exchange" option.
- Enter the required information such as your MailPlus server's IP address, username, password, and port numbers (993 for IMAP and 465 for SMTP with SSL/TLS).
- Test the connection and ensure it is working correctly.

Step 6: Additional Configurations

- Depending on your requirements, there are additional configurations you can explore within the MailPlus Server package. Some options include anti-spam settings, mail retention policies, and backup settings.

Congratulations! You have successfully set up and configured Synology MailPlus on your NAS. You can now start using it to send and receive emails on your personal or business domain.

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