A catch-all mailbox is one that gathers all the messages sent to invalid addresses. For example, if your email address is info@domain.com, but somebody mistypes it and sends an email to inof@domain.com, it will still be received in the catch-all mailbox that you have created. Only one mailbox per domain name can have this feature enabled and thus you’ll never miss messages because the other party has an outdated address or has made a spelling error. The negative aspect of creating a catch-all mailbox is that you may begin receiving plenty of spam email messages, but this problem can be resolved by using anti-spam protection software. It is also vital to bear in mind that a mailbox with an active catch-all functionality cannot forward incoming email messages to a 3rd-party email address.
Catch-all Emails in Website Hosting
Setting up a catch-all mailbox will be very easy if you have a Linux website hosting with us. You can activate the feature through our powerful, albeit simple-to-work-with Email Manager, which is an essential part of the Hepsia hosting Control Panel, via which you will administer the web hosting account itself. You will find all the mailboxes that you’ve set up listed alphabetically and next to each of them there will be a small "Catch-all" icon, which will instantly notify you whether a specific mailbox stores all the messages pertaining to a given domain name or not. With a single mouse click on the icon you can enable or disable this option whenever you wish. In case there is activated email forwarding or if some other mailbox has already been configured as a catch-all one for a particular domain name, you will get a warning text message from our system. The latter won’t replace/deactivate anything automatically or without your consent.
Catch-all Emails in Semi-dedicated Servers
A catch-all email address can be created with a few clicks of the mouse in case you’ve got a semi-dedicated hosting plan with our company. The hosting account will be administered via our in-house built Hepsia hosting Control Panel and you’ll be able to create email addresses under any domain name registered here. To activate the catch-all feature for a given mailbox, you will have to click the logo with the same name, which will be next to each mailbox. Disabling this functionality can be done in the very same fashion and will not take more than one click either. In case the catch-all option has already been activated for a given domain, you’ll receive a warning notification. The same is valid if the mailbox that you wish to be a catch-all one has email forwarding activated, as our system will never change or disable any feature automatically.