This tutorial explains how to configure your WHM account so that users can receive push notifications for iOS mail. We introduced this feature in cPanel & WHM version 64. When users enable push notifications, they will receive updates when they receive a new messages in their Inbox.
You must export the Mail Apple Push Notification service (APNs) key, and then install the key on your WHM server to enable push notifications.
To create the key, perform the following steps:
Space Barthen search for App Store .
To export the key, perform the following steps:
Command + Space Barthen search for Keychain Access.
+left click (or right-click) the
com.apple.servermgrd.apns.mailkey ( ) or certificate bundle ( ).
Select Export "
com.apple.servermgrd.apns.mail" … and then click Save to save it to your desired location.
To install the key on WHM, perform the following steps:
Select your file.
If you password protected your file, enter your password in the Input the password for the PKCS #12 archive: text box.
To ensure that the device itself is ready to receive push notifications you must restart the Mail app. To restart the Mail app, perform the following steps:
Open the Mail app on your iOS device.
Double-click the Home button.
Swipe up to close the Mail app.
In the Mail app, swipe down (to perform a manual fetch). For more information about how to close an app, read Apple's Force an app to close documentation.
@the server hostname on the client device, not
@the account's domain name. For example, enter
email@example.com. For more information, read our Default Email Account documentation.
To add preferred contacts to VIP to enable lock screen notifications, perform the following steps:
Open the Mail app.
Tap Mailboxes () in the top left corner.
You must open TCP outbound traffic for port
2195 if your firewall restricts this port.
Specific attributes of this tutorial may vary with future versions. We used the following versions to capture this document's screenshots:
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