The default or catch-all address is the one to which all e-mails, addressed to a non-available or mistakenly entered email account at your domain name are routed to. In case someone sends an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and you do not have such mailbox, the catch-all option will forward this email to your default email address.
First login to your cPanel.
Browse to your website cPanel (eg: lsdemo.net/cpanel )
- Enter your Username.
- Enter your Password.
- Click Log in.
In the search box, search for Default Address and click the result or scroll down to Email > Default Address.
From the Managing drop-down menu select the (sub)domain for which you would like to set up a default address.
You have several options to choose from:
- You can discard all unrouted mail with an error to the senders; in this case you should type in the message which will be sent to the senders.
- If you choose to Forward all unrouted mail to an email address; you should type in the address in the field.
- From the Advanced Options, you can forward invalid email addresses to the system account.
- Pipe it to a program.
- or you can choose to discard all unrouted mail.
Please check the default email from time to time to ensure that it is not filled up with needed/unneeded messages.