On 7/08/2020 10:21 am, Randy Zumwalde wrote:
> Okay that exactly what I needed.
> DNS A record for mail.ehowe.com will stay the same and I will change
> the A record for ehowe.com to the new IP for the webserver.
> Definitely going to try the letsencrypt method vs. re-issuing my
> current certificate. Do I need to do anything there or will
> letsencrypt overwrite my current certificate?
With the settings from that page it will replace the existing
certificate as soon as you run the command. (it actually puts in in a
new folder so the old one is still there if u really needed it)
> Then after I do all this, I will have to let everyone know to change
> their SMTP, IMAP and POP hostname to mail.ehowe.com instead of their
> current value ehowe.com correct?
Oh yes most definitely.
> Thanks so much!
> On 8/6/20 5:43 PM, Surgemail Support wrote:
>> Change only the URL_HOST setting to mail.ehowe.com
>> Then check the dns a entry for mail.ehowe.com points to your mail
>> servers ip address. (it looks like it does already).
>> Then yes regenerate your ssl (use letsencrypt it's easy and free)
>> On 7/08/2020 8:12 am, Randy Zumwalde wrote:
>>> I need to change my Surgemail domain name from ehowe.com to
>>> Currently email client's use ehowe.com as the server hostname for
>>> IMAP, POP and SMTP.
>>> I need them to change that to mail.ehowe.com.
>>> When I change my server hostname field in my email client to
>>> mail.ehowe.com it doesn't work. I'm guessing because the SSL
>>> certificate is for ehowe.com.
>>> Currently I have:
>>> domain_name = ehowe.com
>>> url_host = ehowe.com
>>> My DNS entries are
>>> A record is mail.ehowe.com
>>> MX record is mail.ehowe.com
>>> I'm not sure what to change for DNS or Surgemail and I'm afraid of
>>> messing the server up. I do know I will have to redo the SSL
>>> certificate though.
>>> I appreciate any insight so I don't screw my server up.
p.s. We'd love a link from your website to our new domain: https://surgemail.com if/when u have time.
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