In this technote we will explain what the default address is.

This address will receive any mail sent to an invalid email address for the current domain. The default address is also commonly called a “catch-all address”.

Path : cPanel > Mails > Default Address

It is possible to define how the default address handles the incoming messages.

1. Set the domain name in the field :- Send all unrouted email for:
2. If we want to discard all the invalid mails (ie, mails having invalid address), choose the following option.

> Discard with error to sender — and then enter an error message for the sender to read.

3. If we want to get all the messages(whether it is valid or invalid) , then choose the following option. There we can add an email address to which mails need to be forward.

> Forward to email address — Enter the address in the text box. You do not need to type “@” and the domain name.

4. If we want to get all the messages to the default mail account, then move to advanced options and choose.

> Forward to your system account “cpanelusername”.

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