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VPS & Dedicated Hosting: Default Sender Address

By default, your server’s automated messages will be sent from [email protected].

To customize your default sender address:

  1. Log in to the WHM by going to yourdomain.com/whm in a browser. Replace yourdomain.com with your domain.
  2. Once you get to the login page, enter your username and password.
    • Username will be root.
    • Password will be the root password for your server.
      The WHM Login Page
  3. If you see the Feature Showcase page, scroll to the bottom and click the Exit to WHM button.
    Feature Showcase
  4. Once in the WHM, look for the Software section and select MultiPHP INI Editor from the list.;
    WHM -MultiPHP INI Editor
  5. On the MultiPHP INI Editor page, navigate to Editor Mode and select a PHP version from the drop-down.
    WHM -MultiPHP INI Editor
  6. In the editor, modify the sendmail_path value.
    WHM -MultiPHP INI Editor
    For example, if you want your default sender address to be [email protected], modify the value to be: 
    /usr/sbin/sendmail –t –I –f’[email protected]
  7. Click Save.

If you need further assistance, feel free to contact us via Chat or Phone:

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You may also refer to our Knowledge Base articles to help answer common questions and guide you through various setup, configuration, and troubleshooting steps.

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