How to: Create or modify a default email address

The default email address will 'catch' any mail that is sent to an invalid email address for your domain. To create or change a default address follow these steps:

1. Click 'Default Address' in the 'Mail' section

cPanel Default Address

2. From the drop down menu select which domain or sub-domain you would like to set up a default address for

Select Domain

3. Then decide whether you would like the sender to receive an error when trying to send an unrouted email or choose the email address to 'catch' this unrouted mail by selecting the desired option (From the 'Advanced Options' you can forward it to the system, pipe to a program or discard'

Default Address Fields

4. Click 'Change'

Default Address Change

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