What is my initial (temporary?) email address hostname?


drewscherz
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2013-05-09 4:25 pm EST

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I am moving a domain and am setting up the email accounts that will be needed. Is there a way to check the function of these mailboxes before I move the domain name?

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Arn
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2013-05-09 5:03 pm EST
Hello Drewscherz,

There is no temporary email address that you can use for receiving emails, though you can send emails from the hosting server when the account is created. You would still need to log in to cPanel and create an initial email account. You can keep your domain where it is now and simply create an MX record to point only the mail traffic here and then you can test it with the domain name, but otherwise, you cannot do that. Here's a good article that summarizes how to migrate to your email accounts. Your temporary URL can be used to access the account .

If you have any further questions, please contact technical support available 24 hours a day / 7 days a week.

Arnel C.
InMotion Hosting
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