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Install on LEMP

How To Install MailCarry on Linux, Nginx, MariaDB, PHP (LEMP stack) on Debian 10

Step 1: Install Nginx Web Server

sudo apt update

sudo apt install nginx

Step 2: Install PHP 7.3 and Related Modules

To install PHP and related modules run the commands below

sudo apt install php-fpm php-mysql

sudo apt install php7.3-cli php7.3-common php7.3-curl php7.3-gd php7.3-json php7.3-mbstring php7.3-mysql php7.3-xml php7.3-imap php7.3-zip

Step 3: Install MariaDB

sudo apt install mariadb-server

sudo mysql_secure_installation

sudo mariadb

Create MySQL user

CREATE USER 'mailcarry'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED BY 'M@ilC@rry123';

where “mailcarry” is the username and “M@ilc@arry123” is the password

GRANT ALL ON mailcarry.* TO 'mailcarry'@'localhost';



Step 4: Upload MailCarry files on the server

Upload all the extracted files from MailCarry.[VERSION-NUMBER].zip to the location, eg:


Step 5: Set Permissions

Set the permission for the following file and folders

  • chmod 777 -R /var/www/html/.env
  • chmod 777 -R /var/www/html/storage/
  • chmod 777 -R /var/www/html/bootstrap/cache/

Step 6: Nginx Configuration

sudo nano /etc/nginx/sites-available/default

server {
listen 80 default_server;
listen [::]:80 default_server;

root /var/www/html;

index index.php index.html index.htm;

server_name _;

autoindex off;

location / {
try_files $uri $uri/ /index.php?$query_string;

location ~ .php$ {
include snippets/fastcgi-php.conf;
fastcgi_pass unix:/var/run/php/php7.3-fpm.sock;

location ~ ^.env {
deny all;

Then, restart Nginx for the changes to take effect:

sudo systemctl reload nginx

Step 7: Now Access the Install URL

eg: If is the domian then

  • Fill the data as per your requirement
  • Click Install

Install cron

sudo apt install cron

Set the required cron

* * * * * /usr/bin/php /var/www/html/artisan schedule:run >/dev/null 2>&1

Cron command may vary according to the php path and files path.
After succcessfull installation MailCarry will show you the required command.

Hurrah! You have done it.

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