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How to configure an e-mail forwarder in Plesk

This article describes how to configure an e-mail forwarder. E-mail forwarders enable you to send messages automatically from one account to another account.

Enabling an e-mail forwarder

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To enable an e-mail forwarder for an e-mail account, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to Plesk.
    If you do not know how to log in to your Plesk account, please see this article.
  2. In the left sidebar, click Mail:

    Plesk - Mail icon

  3. On the Mail page, click the e-mail address for which you want to create a forwarder.
  4. Click the Forwarding tab.
  5. Select the Switch on mail forwarding check box.
  6. In the Forward incoming messages to the following email address text box, type the e-mail address to which you want to forward messages.

    If you want to forward messages to multiple accounts, you can specify multiple e-mail addresses.
  7. Click OK. Plesk activates the forwarder for the e-mail account.

Disabling an e-mail forwarder

If you no longer want to use an e-mail forwarder for an account, you can disable it. To do this, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to Plesk.
    If you do not know how to log in to your Plesk account, please see this article.
  2. In the left sidebar, click Mail:

    Plesk - Mail icon

  3. On the Mail page, click the e-mail address for which you want to disable the forwarder.
  4. Click the Forwarding tab.
  5. Clear the Switch on mail forwarding check box.
  6. Click OK. Plesk disables the forwarder for the e-mail account.

More Information

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