Install Roundcube Webmail Software On CentOS RHEL Fedora

Roundcubemail is a browser-based multilingual IMAP client with an application-like user interface. It provides full functionality you expect from an e-mail client, including MIME support, address book, folder manipulation, message searching and spell checking.

Install roundcube webmail software on CentOS RHEL Fedora

Install the prerequisites

yum install httpd php php-common php-json php-xml php-mbstring php-imap php-pear-DB php-mysql mysql mysql-server

Download the latest tarball of roundcube mail, untar it and move it to the document root of the web server. Also change the ownership.

wget http://sourceforge.net/projects/roundcubemail/files/roundcubemail/0.8.6/roundcubemail-0.8.6.tar.gz/download
tar zxvf roundcubemail-0.8.6.tar.gz
mv roundcubemail-0.8.6 /var/www/html/roundcubemail
chown -R apache:apache /var/www/html/roundcubemail

Create database and user for roundcube mail

/etc/init.d/mysqld start
mysql -uroot -p
CREATE DATABASE roundcubemail /*!40101 CHARACTER SET utf8 COLLATE utf8_general_ci */;
GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON roundcubemail.* TO roundcube@localhost IDENTIFIED BY 'password';

Open the link in the web browser

Roundcube installation
Roundcube installation
Roundcube installation
Roundcube installation

Remove the installer directory

rm -rf /var/www/html/roundcubemail/installer
Roundcube login screen
Roundcube login screen



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  1. I installed the software in my local server as per procedure given. Every thing went fine,but when I types the localhost/roundcube it is asking for user name, password and server , I dont know where the password is required to be entered at the time of installation or after installation some of the files is required to be amended, please help me sir

  2. Hi,
    How to create email id and how super admin can track the all user activity. please give the further steps.

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