Enable SSL (LetsEncrypt)

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Add or check these settings. The config checker will do this for you.

g_ssl_allow "*"
g_ssl_try_out "*"
g_ssl_per_domain "true"
g_ssl_auto "true"
g_ssl_perfect "true" 
g_webmail_port "80,7080"

Then issue the command:

tellmail ssl_update

Alternatively you may wish to configure ssl certificates Manually if so click here.


  • SurgeMail version 7.3j2 or later
  • Your server must be accessable on port 80 directly to surgemail (not apache or IIS)
  • Each domains url_host setting must point at your server.

Force SSL connections

If you wish to force the use of SSL use the following settings:

# Block imap/pop/smtp logins without SSL enabled for all ip addresses.
g_ssl_require_login "*"
# Redirect users to the https url automatically.
g_url_redirect from=”http:///surgeweb” to=”https://%1/surgeweb” ports=”80″
g_url_redirect from=”http:///user.cgi” to=”https://%1/user.cgi” ports=”80″

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