A catch-all email mailbox is one that collects all the email messages sent to invalid email addresses. For example, if your email address is info@domain.com, but somebody misspells it and sends a message to inof@domain.com, it will still be received in the catch-all mailbox that you have set up. Only one mailbox per domain name can have this feature enabled and thus you’ll never miss messages because the other side has an outdated address or has made a typo. The drawback of setting up a catch-all mailbox is that you may begin receiving lots of junk messages, but this problem can be fixed using anti-spam protection software. It’s also vital to know that a mailbox with an active catch-all feature cannot redirect incoming emails to a third-party mailbox.
Catch-all Emails in Shared Website Hosting
In case you’ve got a shared website hosting plan with us and you wish to enable the catch-all option for a specific mailbox that you have in the hosting account, it will take literally only a click in the Email Manager section of your Hepsia hosting Control Panel to do this. A catch-all button is available next to each email address that you have set up under any domain hosted in the account. You can select one single email address per domain by clicking the respective button. This will activate the feature right away, so all emails sent to miswritten email addresses will be re-sent there. Clicking the button again will disable the catch-all feature. If you’ve got activated email forwarding, our system will show a cautionary message and you will not be able to enable the catch-all feature unless you delete the forwarding or you can simply choose another mailbox to be the catch-all one.
Catch-all Emails in Semi-dedicated Servers
A catch-all address can be created with a couple of clicks of the mouse if you’ve got a semi-dedicated hosting plan with us. The hosting account will be administered via our in-house built Hepsia Control Panel and you’ll be able to create email addresses using any domain name registered there. To enable the catch-all option for a certain mailbox, you will have to click the sign with the exact same name, which will be to the right of each email address. Disabling this feature can be achieved in the very same fashion and will not require more than a click either. If the catch-all feature has already been activated for a given domain, you’ll receive a warning note. The same is valid if the mailbox that you would like to be a catch-all one has email forwarding enabled, as our system will never disable or modify any feature automatically.