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How To Setup Email Forwarding in DirectAdmin

There are four ways of forwarding email in DirectAdmin:

  • forward all email from a single email address to a single email address
  • forward all email from a single email address to multiple email addresses
  • forward all email from any (and all) email addresses on the domain to a single email address (catchall)
  • forward all email from any (and all) email addresses on the domain to multiple email addresses (catchall)


How to Forward a Single Email Address to a Different Single Email Address in DirectAdmin

  1. Login to DirectAdmin
  2. Under the Email Manager menu item, pick Forwarders
  3. Click Create Email Forwarder
  4. Add the current email address to be forwarded in the New Forwarder Name box
  5. Make sure Add Destination has E-Mail in the dropdown
  6. Add the destination email address in the bottom box and click CREATE
  7. Confirm that the new forwarder is showing in the list of forwarders


How to Forward a Single Email Address to Multiple Email Addresses in DirectAdmin

1-5. Follow steps 1 to 5 of the single email address forwarding process above

6. Instead of putting a single email address in the destination address bottom box, put a comma delimited list of email addresses in the box such then click CREATE. Example: email1@somewhere.com,anotheremail@wherever.com,etc@etc.com

7. Confirm the forwarder appears in your list of forwarders


How to Forward Email for Any and All Email Addresses (Catchall) to a Single Email Address in DirectAdmin

  1. Create an email account if one doesn't already exist
  2. Select Advanced Features, Catch-All E-mail
  3. Choose the bottom radio button: Address
  4. Input the destination email address in the bottom box
  5. Click SAVE


How to Forward Any and All Email Addresses (Catchall) to Multiple Email Addresses in DirectAdmin

  1. Create an email account if one doesn't already exist
  2. Set up a forwarder for that account specifying where you want all the catchall email to go (multiple destinations)
  3. Select Advanced Features, Catch-All E-mail
  4. Choose the bottom radio button: Address
  5. Input the destination email address from step 1 in the bottom box
  6. Click SAVE
control-panels/directadmin/how-to-setup-email-forwarding-in-directadmin.txt · Last modified: 2020/08/18 08:11 by Karson N.