Alias address is an email address that can
receive emails, but it does not work in
the same way as a standard POP3 box. An
alias will purely receive an email, and
then forward it on to another designated
address. An alias cannot have auto responders
attached to them, or any other special feature.
If you needed anything apart from forwarding,
then a POP3 box would be a better choice.
an Email Alias you will first need to go
to the email section of the control panel.
This can be done by clicking the 'e-mail'
link from the control panel menu.
click the domain name that you wish to set
the Email Alias on. You should then click
the domain name that you wish to set up
an email address on. This will take you
to the email settings for the 'root' user
on that domain. This page shows options
for the address root@<your domain name>.
From here you have a number of different
options, which are covered in Setting
Up Auto Responders, Setting
Up E-mail Forwarding, Setting
Up A Vacation Message Note: None
of these options can be used with an Email
Alias, only a POP3 box. To set up an
Email Alias you will need to click the 'Alias
you will four different options. A description
of these options can be found below.
this option to create a new alias
this option to display the current setting
for the selected alias
this option to change the address the
alias is forwarding to
this option to remove an existing alias
an alias you should click the 'Add' button.
This will take you to a sub-screen that
will allow you to configure this new alias.
you will be asked for the 'Alias ID', and
ID' is the prefix of the email address (e.g.
An ID of 'sales, would make an address firstname.lastname@example.org).
The 'Destination' is the address that you
want the emails forwarded to. If you want
the email forwarded to more than one address,
then you can add up to four destination,
each on a new line.
have filled in this page, click 'Save'.
It is possible
to set up an Email Alias that collects all
emails that are not caught by other addresses
on the domain. This is done by creating
an alias with an 'Alias ID' of 'nobody'.
This alias will collect all emails that
are not recognized by any other email address
on the domain, and forward them to the destination.
use of the Nobody Alias is to allow emails
to anything@<your domain name>. This
can be useful when people emailing you may
make spelling mistakes in the address, or
so you can receive from multiple address
in one place.