A catch-all mailbox is one that collects all the emails sent to nonexistent email addresses. For instance, if your address is info@domain.com, but somebody misspells it and sends an email to inof@domain.com, it will still be received in the catch-all mailbox that you have configured. Only one single mailbox per domain name can have this feature enabled and in this way you will never miss messages because the other side has an outdated address or has made a typographical error. The negative aspect of creating a catch-all mailbox is that you may begin receiving plenty of unsolicited bulk email messages, but this problem can be fixed by using anti-spam protection software. It’s also vital to know that a mailbox with an active catch-all functionality cannot redirect inbound email messages to a third-party email address.
Catch-all Emails in Shared Web Hosting
In case you host a domain on our cloud hosting platform and you’ve got a shared web hosting account, you’ll be able to activate the catch-all feature for any mailbox that you create under the domain. The Email Manager section of the Hepsia Control Panel comes with quite a few functions, but it’s very simple to use, so setting up a catch-all mailbox requires only one single click. All the email addresses that you’ve set up will be displayed in this section alphabetically and you’ll only need to click on the "Catch-all" button pertaining to the particular address. Our system will notify you if there is already another catch-all mailbox activated for that domain name or if the one that you want to be a catch-all mailbox has email forwarding activated, so you can either turn off the latter feature or choose a different mailbox. Disabling the catch-all option is just as simple and requires one more click on the exact same button.