A catch-all mailbox is one that captures all the emails sent to invalid email addresses. For instance, if your 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 configured. Just one mailbox per domain name can have this feature enabled and in this way you will never miss emails because the other side has an obsolete address or has made a typo. The downside of setting up a catch-all mailbox is that you may start receiving lots of unsolicited bulk messages, but this issue can be rectified using an anti-spam filtering solution. It is also essential to know that a mailbox with an activated catch-all functionality cannot redirect inbound email messages to a 3rd-party email address.
Catch-all Emails in Shared Hosting
In case you have a Linux shared plan with us and you’d like to activate the catch-all feature for a specific email mailbox that you have in the web hosting account, it will take literally just a single click of the mouse in the Email Manager section of your Hepsia hosting Control Panel to achieve that. A catch-all button is available on the right-hand side of each email address that you have created under any domain hosted in the account. You can select one address per domain by clicking the corresponding button. This will activate the feature straight away, so all email messages sent to misspelled email addresses will be re-sent there. Clicking on the button once again will disable the catch-all feature. If you have activated email forwarding, our system will exhibit a warning notice and you won’t be able to activate the catch-all feature unless you deactivate 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 set up with a couple of clicks of the mouse if you have a Linux semi-dedicated server with our company. The hosting account will be managed via our custom-built Hepsia Control Panel and you will be able to create mailboxes using any domain name registered here. To activate the catch-all functionality for a particular mailbox, you will have to click on the icon with the exact same name, which will be next to each email address. Disabling this feature can be accomplished in the very same fashion and will not require more than one click either. In case the catch-all option has already been enabled for a specific domain name, you’ll get a warning message. The same goes if the mailbox that you would like to be a catch-all one has email forwarding enabled, as our system will never alter or disable anything automatically.