Mail in a Box

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Can Mail in a Box be installed on an existing server?

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The guide on Mail in a Box's website states that it must be installed on a fresh machine.

Can I modify my box after / use my box for something else too?(Advanced.)
No. Mail-in-a-Box must be installed on a fresh machine that will be dedicated to Mail-in-a-Box, and you cannot modify the box after installation (configuration changes will get overwritten by the box’s self-management). If you are looking for something more advanced, try iRedMail, Sovereign, or Modoboa.


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