How to: Create or modify a default email address

The default email address will 'catch' any mail that is sent to an invalid email address for your domain. To create or change a default address follow these steps:

1. Click 'Default Address' in the 'Mail' section

cPanel Default Address

2. From the drop down menu select which domain or sub-domain you would like to set up a default address for

Select Domain

3. Then decide whether you would like the sender to receive an error when trying to send an unrouted email or choose the email address to 'catch' this unrouted mail by selecting the desired option (From the 'Advanced Options' you can forward it to the system, pipe to a program or discard'

Default Address Fields

4. Click 'Change'

Default Address Change
  • 19 Users Found This Useful
Was this answer helpful?

Related Articles

How to: Enable spam protection

The most common method used for spam protection in cPanel is SpamAssassin, it is an...

How to: Access your email account using Webmail

Webmail allows you to access your email from any computer with an Internet connection and a web...

How to: Setup an email forwarder

Forwarders allow you to send a copy of all mail from one email address to another. For example,...

How to: Setup an auto responder

Auto responders allow you to send an email back automatically to anyone who sends an email to a...

How to: Create an email account

1. Log into your cPanel2. Then select 'Email Accounts'3. You then fill in the available fields...

Powered by WHMCompleteSolution