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Setting up an automatic forward on Exchange 2003

Posted on 2006-06-08
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Last Modified: 2010-03-06
How do I set up a mailbox to automatically forward any emails to another outside email address?

Question by:deanjondavid
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You need a mail enabled contact.

Use ADUC on the Exchange Server. Right click on users and choose New, Contact. Step through the wizard, entering the external email address when prompted. Make sure it is of type SMTP.
Next, open the properties of the user account that you want to forward.
Choose the Exchange General tab, then Delivery Options. Enable "Forward to:" and select the Mail Enabled contact in the usual way. Up to you whether you enable the option to store a copy of not. Apply/OK out.
Finally, go back in to the contact properties and hide the address lists. This stops anyone on the network from seeing the private address.


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