How to genearte a secure mail server addesses with SSL /TLS in cPanel and Cloudflare

If you are not able to connect your incoming and outgoing connections in Outlook or any other mail app using secure ports and SSL/TLS, you might not have an SSL certificate installed for this service.
How to genearte a secure mail server addesses with SSL /TLS in cPanel and Cloudflare
How to genearte a secure mail server addesses with SSL /TLS in cPanel and Cloudflare

In order to generate an Free SSL on Cpanel we need to make sure that our records in the DNS are pointing to our server. At this point we will focus on 4 records:, Make sure they are already in Cloudflare. If you need insructions on hot to Install them go to this article:

How to setup mail server's records in cloudflare and cpanel (DKIM and SPF) ?

1) Add cpcalendar, cpcontacts, mail and webmail A records pointing to your sever's IP. make sure the Procy Status (Cloud) is OFF (DNS only)


 

2) Once this records are properly set up, back in cPanel we will open SSL/TLS Status, here we will generate an Auto SSL, but before remove any subdomains that are not going to be used.


 

For example if your domain is hosted somewhere else remove the main domain and the www subdoamin. you might find some weird addresses like www.domain.mailserver.com, you can also Exlude those before running the AutoSSL.

 

3) Once you have excluded all the unwanted addresses, click Run AutoSSL, this might take a while depending on how many domains you have so, prepare a coffee and sit tight.

If everything went well you will see green locks next to all your addresses:

 

4) Now we are ready to use the secure connections provided by Cpanel, go to Email Accounts -> and select the desired account and click on Connect Devices. There you will see all the necessary information to connect suing SSL/TSL

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