A catch-all mailbox receives email messages sent to non-existent addresses under the very same domain name. For example, an email sent to the miswritten suport@domain.com will go to support@domain.com in case the catch-all feature has been enabled for the latter. Thus, you can get email messages from mates or customers who may have sent a message to your email address with a typographical error or to an out-of-date one, which they may still have, but you have already deactivated. Only one single mailbox per domain name can be a catch-all one and email forwarding cannot be set up for such a mailbox. This is so because of the fact that at a certain point you may start receiving spam messages in the catch-all mailbox and the forwarding restriction implies that the spam will not be redirected to a 3rd-party mailbox.
Catch-all Emails in Shared Web Hosting
Configuring a catch-all e-mailbox will be rather easy in case you’ve got a shared web hosting plan with us. You can enable the feature through our advanced, albeit easy-to-use Email Manager, which is an indivisible part of the Hepsia Control Panel, via which you will administer your shared web hosting account. You will see all the email addresses that you have set up listed in alphabetical order and on the right-hand side of each one there will be a tiny "Catch-all" icon, which will immediately let you know whether a specific mailbox stores all the messages pertaining to a given domain or not. With one click on the icon you can enable or disable the feature whenever you wish. In case there’s enabled 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 deactivate/replace anything automatically or without your permission.