Moving Plesks Mail Directory

This is an update to a kb article at Plesk KB6312 on How to move the Plesk Mail Directory.
I will use the example folder /var/vmail

1. Edit psa.conf

Changing “PLESK_MAILNAMES_D” to the desired location…

2. Then run the following command which will create the new folder and copy the contents of the qmail directory to the new directory…

3. And change the maildirs in Dovecot…

Adding the following…

4. Run…

This will update the following configuration files

/etc/postfix/main.cf
/etc/postfix/master.cf
/etc/default/spamassassin

with the correct paths to your new MailDir.

5. And one last thing, we need to edit the spamtrain script…

You will see line 8…

Simply change this to…

And you are done.