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Forwarding email sent to a distribution list

Posted on 2007-11-15
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Hi folks,

I am looking to forward an email sent into a group DL (Customers@hereiam.com). I know that this can be done for a user, but is it possible to do for a group?

Thanks in advance for the assistance.
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by:JohnDemerjian
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One approach is to simply create an Outlook rule that says "check this message when it arrives.  if it is from (or destined to) this distribution list, forward it to these people...

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What do you mean by forward?
Do you mean send the email to an external user? If you do, then simply setup a contact as you do for a user account and make them a member of the group.

Simon.
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by:TNCI_IT
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Yes, I mean to send it to an external account on our second domain. Emails should be able to come into customers@hereiam.com and then be forwarded off to the external customers@thereiwas.com.

Simon, do you mean that I should set up a contact for customers@thereiwas.com in my starting domain, and then use that as the only user to the customers@hereiam.com address? If so, that would be fantastic.
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by:TNCI_IT
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It appears that the contact did the trick Simon. Thank you for your help.
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