How to Create a Catch-All Email Address in cPanel
Posted by on 28 August 2011 10:10 AM
In this article, I will give you a step-by-step guide on how to create a catch-all email address in cPanel. Sign in to cPanel and follow these steps:
1) Click Default Address under Mail
2) Select Forward to email address
3) Enter your desired catch-all email address into the Forward to email address: box
4) Click Change
5) You will then get a confirmation that your catch-all address has been setup
That's it! Your catch-all email address has been created in cPanel
04 January 2014 06:17 AM
Article indicates what this is but says nothing about "why" it should/could be used or "when" it should/could be used.
06 January 2014 01:58 PM
It would be used in any situation where you would want [email protected] to be forwarded to another email address. A catch all will increase the volume of spam you receive though, so I would recommend against its usage unless absolutely required.