A catch-all email mailbox receives emails sent to non-existent addresses under the same domain name. For example, an email sent to the misspelled suport@domain.com will go to support@domain.com in case the catch-all feature has been activated for the latter. In this way, you can receive messages from friends or customers who may have sent a message to your email address with a typo or to an obsolete one, which they may still have, but you have already disabled. Only one mailbox per domain name can be a catch-all one and email forwarding cannot be enabled for such a mailbox. The latter is due to the fact that at a certain point you may start receiving spam messages in the catch-all mailbox and the forwarding limitation implies that the spam will not be sent to a third-party mailbox.

Catch-all Emails in Shared Web Hosting

In case you’ve got a Linux shared web hosting package with us and you want to activate the catch-all option for a specific mailbox that you’ve got in your web hosting account, it’ll take literally only a click in the Email Manager section of your Hepsia hosting Control Panel to accomplish that. A catch-all button is available to the right of each email address that you have set up under any domain name hosted in the account. You can select one single address per domain name by clicking the respective button. This will enable the feature instantly, so all messages sent to mistyped addresses will be re-sent there. Clicking the button for a second time will turn off the catch-all feature. If you’ve got active email forwarding, our system will display a warning message and you will not be able to activate the catch-all feature unless you deactivate the forwarding or you can simply select some other mailbox to be the catch-all one.