How to redirect email from a nonexistent account to my gmail account?

Posted on 2008-10-07
Last Modified: 2008-10-17
Hi everybody. I want to create an alias for my gmail account. Gmail requires that you use an existent account  but I need an account with a tld .al and the domain name I need is already taken. Gmail needs to verify that the address is mine so it send a verification email to it. In case I specify a nonexistent address and gmail sends a verification email to it, would it be possible for me to catch this email? I am not trying to do anything illegal, I just need an address of the type
Question by:lulesh
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chilternPC earned 250 total points
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no - don't be silly.
you can only have the address if you own the domain. duh

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by:Chris James
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If you manage the domain, you can create a catch all account and any mail that is sent to a particular account that doesn't exist, will be sent there. haha.

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hey guys i already know about this things. That's why I posted the question, to find out whether it is possible to circumvent them.
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by:Chris James
Chris James earned 250 total points
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Then the answer is no, I guess.... *shrugs*
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the answers were honest - not offensive
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sorry - what is the process ?
I thought the object button was to object to the close process.
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Lulesh, I'm sorry if I my remark came across as offensive, it was silly of me.
I was just trying to make light of the fact you were suggesting was infact  illegally (intercept an email address that was owned by someone else)
sorry again.
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