Create email forwarders in DirectAdmin

This KB article is for DirectAdmin for shared hosting (end-users).

A forwarder will forward email messages received by an account to another account. The destination email can be a local email or a remote email.

DirectAdmin Forwarders
DirectAdmin Forwarders Window


To create a forwarder in DirectAdmin do:

  1. Login to DirectAdmin
  2. Go to Forwarders
  3. Click the Create new E-Mail Forwarder link
  4. Enter the details. First, enter the Forwarder Name. This is the email username you want to forward.

    You can also specify multiple entries in the “Forwarder Name” field: fred,bob This will simply add multiple forwarders.

  5. Enter the Destination Email. 

    Note, you can specify multiple email addresses in the “Destination Email” field if you wish:,

  6. Click the Create button. The new forwarder(s) will be created.

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