Create mailbox forwards in cPanel
Email forwarding is a way to send an email that is delivered to one
email address to a different email address. In this guide we will show
you how to setup Email Forwarders in your cPanel.
What are Email Forwarders?
forwarders allow you to send a copy of an email from one email address
to another email address automatically. If you have multiple email
addresses for your business one good use for email forwarders is to have
all the messages forward to one account. So if you have firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, and firstname.lastname@example.org email addresses all of them can be sent to one account such as email@example.com. That way, you will no longer have to check all the email accounts. You will only need to check the firstname.lastname@example.org account. Setting up email forwarders can be done through cPanel or through your webmail login page:
cPanel allows you to create two types of email forwarders: Account Forwarders and Domain Forwarders.Account forwarders are assigned as one forwarder per email account. You can create multiple forwarders, but you have to do them individually. Domain forwarders are based on a domain name. When you create a domain forwarder it will send all email to the domain that you specify. Be cautiuous with this option as it overrides the existing domain setting for email accounts. For example, if you create a domain forwarder for domain1.com to forward to domain2.com,
any email for domain1.com will automatically go to domain2.com.
Corresponding email accounts must exist in order for email to be
delivered - they're not automatically created for you. Catch-All emails are not permitted on shared server accounts.
Creating a forwarder in cPanel
- Log into the cPanel.
- Navigate to the Mail > Forwarders section.
- On the forwarders page, click Add Forwarder.
On the Add a New Forwarder page, Fill in the following sections
Address: Type the email address username in the Address to Forward: and select the domain from the drop box the user name is for.
Destination: Type the full email address that you want to forwarder emails to in the text box.
Click Add Forwarder.
Now the Add a New Forwarder page should show:
can add multiple email addresses to your forwarder separated by commas
to set a forwarder for multiple email addresses at once. Like the
the email forwarder was created in the cPanel mail forwarders. Now when
going to the Email Account Forwarders page, the forwarder will show up
on the list.
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