What is a catch-all email address/default address?

This is an email address that all 'undefined' email addressed to the domain will be sent to. For example, if there is no forwarder or account defined for enquiry@yourdomain.com.au, but somebody sends an email to that address, if you have set up a catch-all address it will automatically be forwarded to the email address defined as your catch-all address. This is especially useful for catching email messages in your system that may have otherwise been returned to the sender as address unknown. The downside to this is a lot of unwanted email will end up being collected by a catch-all address.

Please note that you are better off creating several email forwarders for different addresses you may want to "catch", rather than creating a catch-all address which will end up receiving a lot of SPAM.

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