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Setting up email server for wordpress 1 click install

Hello i’m trying to setup my email on my server per the tutorial posted on digital ocean(https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-configure-a-mail-server-using-postfix-dovecot-mysql-and-spamassassin). When I get to the step:

INSERT INTO servermail.virtual_users (id, domain_id, password , email) VALUES (‘1’, ‘1’, ENCRYPT(‘firstpassword’, CONCAT(‘$6$’, SUBSTRING(SHA(RAND()), -16))), ‘email1@example.com’), (‘2’, ‘1’, ENCRYPT(‘secondpassword’, CONCAT(‘$6$’, SUBSTRING(SHA(RAND()), -16))), ‘email2@example.com’);

I get an error: ERROR 1305 (42000): FUNCTION servermail.ENCRYPT does not exist

How can this be fixed so I can have access to email. Thanks.


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Hello,

Think that the ENCRYPT function was depricated in the latest versions. https://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/8.0/en/encryption-functions.html

You should be able to use the SHA2() https://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/8.0/en/encryption-functions.html#function_sha2

Hope this might help you.

Regards, Ivan / YoghurtPower

Hi @brianallen714,

Can you confirm where exactly are you getting this error, the above mentioned


INSERT INTO `servermail`.`virtual_domains`
(`id` ,`name`)
VALUES
('1', 'example.com'),
('2', 'hostname.example.com');

Needs to be added in your MySQL DB which you have configured previously.

Are you executing the query there?

Regards, KFSys