Default email account created with accounts (why is neccessary to create one?)


Technical Product Specialist
Nov 29, 2006
Houston, TX
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Root Administrator
I guess that although it is a legacy practice, it is a bad idea, as it can
be easily filled with spam.
Plesk, for instance does not have this "feature" ...
Indeed, hence we permit you to change this setting. In WHM -> Server Configuration -> Tweak Settings in the Mail section set Default catch-all/default address behavior for new accounts. fail is usually the best choice if you are getting mail attacks. from localuser to fail.

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