MailEnable Enterprise Guide
How to add the Web Administration interface to web sites within IIS

 How to add the Web Administration interface to other web sites within IIS as Virtual Directory

To allow the Web administration interface to be accessible from other web sites listed within IIS a virtual directory can be created under each of the site.  The steps below explain the process involved:

  1. Navigate to the following location within the administration console: MailEnable Management > Servers > localhost > Services > WebAdmin 
  2. Right click on Webadmin and select properties.
  3. Under the General tab click on the Configure button in the site configuration section.
  4. Select a web site within the site configuration window and click on the Install WebAdmin button to install the Web Administration virtual directory under the site.
Tip: To remove a Web Administration virtual directory from a web site repeat the above steps however use the Remove WebAdmin button. 

 

 How to add a Web Administration host header under the MailEnable Web Admin web site

  1. Navigate to the following location within the administration console: MailEnable Management > Servers > localhost > Services > WebAdmin
  2. Right click on WebAdmin and select: New > Host Header...
  3. Specify a host name.
  4. Select an available IP Address using the drop down for IP Address:
  5. Specify the port number
  6. Specify which base folder is to be set for the host header entry
  7. Specify the skin to set for the host header entry
  8. Finally specify the default Language for the host header

Setting

Description

Host name

The host name is the domain name users type in their web browser to access the web administration. You may wish to give the web administration a URL similar to webadmin.example.com. A DNS entry has to be created in order to direct users to the IIS server.

IP Address

The address that the host header will be bound to. The DNS entry for the host name has to therefore point to this IP address.

Port

The port that the host header will listen on

Base

Set the base (Professional or Enterprise Edition) for web administration

Skin

Set the skin for the web administration interface

Language

Set the language for the web administration interface

 

 


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