An alias is an alternate name for a POP3
Account. Aliases allow you to have multiple
separate names that all deliver to the same
underlying POP user account. The POP3 Account
must be for the local domain.
Only administrators can add, modify and delete
Normally the administrative account is the
"postmaster" account. Since the postmaster is responsible
for managing all accounts in the domain, it cannot be
be used a an alias name, however you can have other
names that alias to the postmaster.
You can create aliases by clicking on the create
Add New Alias button in the Aliases screen, or by
using the fast link on the main menu.
To create the alias, first select the POP3 account that
the alias is for and enter the alias name. To save
the new alias, click on the Add button on the create
To delete an alias, you click on the
delete button in the Aliases screen. If an alias
is deleted, only the alias name is deleted. The
underlying POP3 account will stay on the server and
all email previously collected through the alias
will still be there.
To modify an alias, click on the Modify
button in the Aliases screen.
The Modify Alias and Forwards screen allows you to change the
POP3 User the alias is for, or add additional POP3
users or remote forwards to the alias name.
Note that you can use aliases to send mail to multiple
accounts. Effectivily, this can serve as a simple mailing
list. If you have multiple addressees for an alias, you
can also delete them from the Modify Alias and Forwards
Pop Account: me
In this example, you would already have a real POP3
account named "me". Any mail sent to the alias "myself"
will be placed in the inbox for the "me" account.