How to setup email accounts


I’ll apologize straight away because this thread is full of questions which might seem silly to most of you. But trust me I did go through the other forum threads here and could not find a solution so decided to open a separate thread. I am sure this might help some noob like me later on sometime…

So I installed ViMbAdmin successfully and created domains and mailboxes into VimbAdmin. (I have 4 different domains and all are set up on a single digitalocean droplet)

But I cannot send or receive any emails.

I understand after reading the various support threads on the topic that I should create a MX record in DigitalOcean account, which I did.

Now my A and MX record looks like this:

A webmail (droplet ip)

MX 1 (where 1 being priority)

Should I be doing this for all the domains?

I could not understand what am I doing wrong? From where will I be able to access my emails? I don’t see that option in ViMbAdmin and gives a ‘page not available’ message. I see a roundcubemail folder in my htdocs but don’t know hoe to access it.

Also is there any option to create a catch all email id so is forwarded to the main email?

Thanks so much for your help.


You need to create MX record for all domains for which you want to receive emails.

About catch-all, I haven’t tried it but found some links: and

You may get better help for catch-all part in ViMbAdmin forum.


Thanks Rahul for your speedy reply.

I am not very sure if the A record and MX record I mentioned above is correct? Actually I wanted confirmation on that and should I create only MX record or A and MX record for all the domains?



Hi @synergiesunlimi

It’s been a long time, and we haven’t heard from you. It looks like your issue is resolved.

I am closing this support topic for now. Feel free to create a new support topic if you have any queries further. :slight_smile: