How to create a catch-all email account in DirectAdmin

You will see here a “how-to” configure a catch-all email in your DirectAdmin panel. This will tell the server how to deal with emails coming to non-existent users.

This KB article is intended for DirectAdmin shared hosting users.

Steps to create a catch-all email in DirectAdmin:

1. Connect to your DirectAdmin installation

2. Look for Catch-All E-Mail link and click on it.

You have three options here:
Fail: the sender will be notified the recipient doesn’t exist
Ignore: the email is dropped, no message is sent back
Address: the email will be forwarded to an email address of your choice.
The Fail: option is the recommended one.

DirectAdmin Catch-all Email
DirectAdmin Catch-all Email

3. Click the Update button.

The video tutorial for this post:

Catch-all email in DirectAdmin

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