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9/25/2014 – Managing Mail Accounts and Other Services Using cPanel

Posted by Jamison on 25 09 2014.

The rise of online platforms and avenues has created a new whole new opportunities for entrepreneurs. You cannot deny it, you must have met with your marketing team right away and devised a radically new list of strategies that will best fit your business’ needs. You must have probably deleted the old, traditional ways and instead, veered towards investing in online strategies such as creation of website of building a blog. It may not be as easy and smooth as first—you know how competition can be aggressive. You can never be complacent with the services you offer—you know how your market can be discerning and demanding. While there are inevitable challenges ahead, you need a strong partner when it comes to web hosting.


You can never go wrong when you choose the market leader—cPanel remains a top choice among entrepreneurs. It provides you with easy access, convenient site management, and effective strategies that will help you achieve your business goals. Once you have established a website or have created a blog, the next thing you should think of is how to manage and maintain it. Ensuring all your pages are working, updating your email list, managing your account, and checking your website statistics. Working through cPanel will give you an easy time and will provide you with tools that will make you more strategic with your business. You can focus on the more important things and provide your audience with the services and features that will make them loyal to your business.


If you are a hands-on entrepreneur, a budding one, or already thriving in your industry, you still need to consider that being on top of your website will give you a full understanding of your business. One of the functions of cPanel is the mail area. This allows you to manage your email accounts and perform the tasks around it. You can create emails, remove accounts, or forward emails. You should understand each of the Email Manger features so you can maximize its benefits:


  • Email Accounts. This tool allows you to create e-mail accounts, define passwords and quotas for them. If you wish to manage the email accounts for a chosen domain, you can also do so separately.
  • cPanel webmail tool  allows you to access the webmail programs (Horde, Squirrelmail and RoundCube) included in cPanel. You can read your emails through a web browser.
  • This tool is an automated email filtering system that is very helpful in identifying spam messages based on the content of the email’s headers and body.
  • This tool allows you to send copies of all your messages from one e-mail account to another. You can also send the messages from all the accounts with one domain to the corresponding ones with another domain.
  • Default Address. This feature will “catch” all the mails that are sent to an invalid email address for your domain.
  • Auto Responders. You can use this tool to set auto responder emails.
  • Import Addresses/Forwarders. This tool allows you to import e-mail addresses or forwarders from Excel spreadsheet files (.xls) or comma-separated values sheet files (.csv).
  • User Level Filtering. This tool allows you to manage filters for each user. Each user’s filter is processed after the main account filters.
  • Account Level Filtering. You can manage the filters for the main account. You can also test the existing filters.
  • MX Entry. You can change the MX records for your domain and define on which server to deliver the messages.
  • Email Authentication. This tool allows to include additional details in the messages’ headers so they can be automatically recognized by the recipients as legitimate e-mails.
  • This is an advanced spam prevention and protection system.