SquirrelMail Webmail Installation in Virtualmin
SquirrelMail Webmail Installation in Virtualmin

What is SquirrelMail ?

Just like Roundcube, SquirrelMail is also an Open Source Web Based Email Client which is available absolutely for Free. SquirrelMail is a standards-based webmail package written in PHP. It includes built-in pure PHP support for the IMAP and SMTP protocols, and all pages render in pure HTML 4.0 (with no JavaScript required) for maximum compatibility across browsers. It has very few requirements and is very easy to configure and install. SquirrelMail has all the functionality you would want from an email client, including strong MIME support, address books, and folder manipulation and much more.

Webmail For Virtualmin


Install SquirrelMail in Virtualmin / Webmin Control Panel :

Prerequisite :

  • A Server/VPS running Virtualmin Control Panel
  • Browser Access

Installation :

If you want to install Roundcube instead of SqirrelMail then follow our guide on Installing Roundcube on Virtualmin / Webmin.

Before going further please make sure that you have a server running Virtualmin or Webmin Control Panel.

Step 1 : Access your Virtualmin Control Panel by going to https://your-domain:10000 and loggin in with your admin account.

Virtualmin Login

Step 2 : After logging in to the Virtualmin select your primary domain from left side panel (if you don’t have one then add a domain) and then click on Install Scripts (See the below picture for reference).

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Install Scripts in Virtualmin
Install Scripts in Virtualmin


Step 3 : Now in install scripts page make sure that you are on Available Scripts page, now in Email section below you will see option for Roundcube and SquirrelMail, just click on the green play button for SquirrelMail to begin the installation Wizard.


Installing Available Scripts in Virtualmin
Installing Available Scripts in Virtualmin


Step 4 : Now in the next page, leave all the settings to its default and click on Install Now button, that’s it, your SquirrelMail installation will begin and in the end you will get a message and link to access your SquirrelMail Webmail panel, usually that link is http://your-domain-name/squirrelmail.

Step 5 : Open the SquirrelMail Webmail page and login with the Email Address and Password that you have created in Virtualmin, if tou haven’t created any Email Address in Virtualmin then follow our guide on How to Create Email Accounts in Virtualmin.

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