Being able to use our own domain for email and nextcloud

To beat Google and Purism, it would be nice to offer to use our own domain on your services.


Correct me if I’m wrong, but the back end for the /e/ OS Apps is “just” a nextcloud instance which should mean you can easily swap it out for your own nextcloud instance. Is that what you mean?

/e/ Cloud is not “just” a NextCloud instance.
It also comes with a full email system, that makes all the difference when it comes to DNS domains :wink:

@Scytale of course I could easily reBuild those services with MailCow and Cloudron, just to give 2 examples. But I thought I could be easy money and open the services to a new categories of persons (entrepreneurs, small business, …) which basically only have the choice between Office 365 or Google Workspace. I guest I’ll build my own business and target this market.

I just created a “free” account, on the “” domain. I can see that I can purchase more space (for my individual account, I guess), but nothing about how to manage organisations.

I would love to migrate my own domain from being used with GMail to ecloud, so that I could use the full ecloud suite, instead of the Google suite, on my own domain, without having to host it myself. I believe that is what JOduMonT meant, as well.

Some search engine result provided me a preview of

You can now manage and host your email and drive for your family or business, using a single identity on your own custom domain

which linked to the main ecloud web site. Alas, I have been unable to find ANY mention of how to use (and pay for) the ecloud suite with my own domain name.

You will need your own instance of /e/ Cloud to use your own DNS domain.
Unfortunately /e/ is not able to provide IaaS, so you’ll have to install it yourself.

Ok, thank you for the straight answer. :neutral_face: :ok_hand:

I was in a hurry this morning, forgot to mention :

  • it can be cheap (less than 10 €/$ a month)
  • /e/ team provide us with guided setup & upgrade
    Plz let us know if you’re interested and want more details.

Indeed, to be able to bring your own domain for email hosting.
This is a service which would bring high value in /e/ services catalog.