Default Address

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Overview

This interface allows you to set up a default address (catch-all address) for a domain. It will receive any mail for an invalid email address for the domain. You can also define how the default address handles incoming messages.

Set Default Address

To set a domain’s default address, perform the following steps:

  1. Under the Send all unrouted email for the following domain menu, select the domain for which you wish to configure a domain default address.

  2. Select one of the following settings:

    • Discard the email while your server processes it by SMTP time with an error message — Select this setting to send an error message to the sender. Then, enter an error message in the Failure Message (seen by sender) text box.

    • Forward to Email Address — Select this setting to forward mail to another address. Then, enter the email address or your cPanel account’s username in the Forward to Email Address text box.

  3. Click Advanced Options to view the following additional settings:

    • Forward to your system account — Select this setting to forward mail to the system account.

    • Pipe to a Program — Select this setting to forward messages to a program at the path that you define in the available text box.

  • Discard (Not Recommended) — Select this setting to delete incoming messages and do not send a failure notice.

  4.  Click Change.

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