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VPS or Dedicated Hosting - Configure the Default Sender Address

By default, the server's automated messages will be sent from the user at the server (i.e. user@server.com). To customize the default sender address,

  1. Log in to WHM.
  2. Click on the Service Configuration icon.
  3. Click PHP Configuration Editor.
  4. Select Advanced Mode.
  5. In the Mail section, modify the sendmail_path value.
  6. For example, if you want your default sender address to be john@example.com, modify the value to be: /usr/sbin/sendmail −t −I −f 'john@example.com'
  7. Click Save.
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