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Forwarding an email *address* (not account!) to Gmail: how to get "send as"?

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#1 fjpoblam

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Posted 06 January 2016 - 08:56 PM

I know, to avoid having email left on the MDD server, it is best to set up a forwarder for an address, and not an account. Thus I might set up a forwarder to ship off all email for a certain address to Gmail. Thereby, I would enjoy the benefit of Gmail's handy spam filtering for that address.

Okay. Inasmuch as the address is not an account, it has no logon: no password access to an SMTP server at MDD for the purpose of Gmail's "send as" setup. So is there any way to accomplish this?

Or will I have to set up an actual account, forward it, and come back to MDD periodically to empty the copies of forwarded mail?
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#2 jaishree

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Posted 21 January 2016 - 07:42 AM

If you wish to forward all incoming mail from one account to another but do not want to receive email at the first account, create a forwarder from an address that does not have a cPanel account. If the account already exists, delete it in cPanel.


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