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:fail: behavior on default POP

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by babakb, Mar 9, 2007.

  1. babakb

    babakb Well-Known Member

    Jan 20, 2007
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    I did a search and I know this issue was brought up before, but I'd like to know if anyone has came up with a solution since..

    The default (catch-all) POP can not be configured to accept mail only to select addresses. For example, you can not set the default POP to reject ( :fail: ) all caught mail except those for We actually have to go and create a new POP for this to work (by forwarding mail for jim@ to the new POP).

    1. Enter as in the e-mail forwards.

    2. Edit the /etc/valiases/ file and change
    TO: domain

    Problem with #1 is that .. well try explaining it to customers. Will confuse the heck out of them. Problem with #2 is that the entry does not get listed in the users e-mail forwards page.

    I'm migrating hundreds of accounts from non-cPanel servers to cPanel and I've got everything figured out except this one. There are lots of customers who are just using their default POP and accepting mail to specific addresses while rejecting all others. So far it has not been possible to migrate this setup into cPanel without creating a new POP, which will require all customers to change their e-mail config.

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