Plesk version: Plesk 7.5.4 for UNIX and later | Plesk 8.1 for Windows and later
API RPC version: 18.104.22.168 and higher
Plesk user: Plesk Administrator, Plesk client
The mail operator allows performing operations on mail service and mail accounts on a particular domain.
The mail service settings specify whether the Webmail application is turned on for a particular domain. These settings also specify the mail service behaviour when an incoming message is addressed to a non-existent user.
Mail user is the less privileged Plesk user. Creating Plesk mail user is equivalent to creating a special mail account on the specified domain. This operation is allowed to Plesk Administrator and Plesk client.
Mail account presents a collection of settings and lists of various objects. A mail account is created on a certain domain and remains associated with this domain during its lifetime. All objects created within the mail account (autoresponders, redirects, files, etc.) share the disk space of the domain that owns this mail account.
Mail accounts are uniquely identified by name/ID of the parent domain and by mail user name.
Mail user settings specify the following:
For more details, refer to the Mail Service Settings and Mail User Account Settings sections.