How do i Use Namecheap shared hosting cpanel emails with Digital Ocean web hosting

Posted August 24, 2021 474 views
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I have already read in some other questions on how we can continue using email server from namecheap (my domain is on bigrock) while using the digital ocean to host my web application.

Recently, I migrated my site from namecheap shared hositng to digitalocean and i want to keep email on the namecheap cpanel email. Fo this, I pointing A record of mail to namecheap IP in cloudflare and it works when i send message through gmail to the mail but when i send message through contact us send it shows me error. Also, Wordpress forget mail is also not receiving.

On checking Error logs i get to see:

sh: 1: /usr/sbin/sendmail: not found
sh: 1: /usr/sbin/sendmail: not found
sh: 1: /usr/sbin/sendmail: not found
sh: 1: /usr/sbin/sendmail: not found
sh: 1: /usr/sbin/sendmail: not found
sh: 1: /usr/sbin/sendmail: not found

Please help me.

Server Detail: Ubuntu 20.04 Nginx

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For WordPress what I could suggest is using a plugin like Easy WP SMTP.

That way you could specify your Namecheap SMTP details in there and your emails would go through the Namecheap SMTP service rather than the Droplet itself.

Hope that this helps!