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Exchange 2007 mail redirect to external address?

Brand new to Exchange 2007... heck, brand new to EXCHANGE period... and I am stumped on what was pathetically easy to do with our old setup. Don't get me wrong, I am completely sold on Exchange, it just is forcing me to do things in different ways!

I have a user that requires copies of mail sent not only to her mailbox, but to an external e-mail address as well. This was a simple checkbox and a textarea for an e-mail address in the old software. How is this accomplished in the Exchange 2007 universe?

Also, I would prefer to do this at the server level, not in the Outlook client if possible.

I am sorry if this is a super beginner thing that I should just already know, but I can't find a solution. Searches here come up with results for 5.5, 2000 & 2003, but they don't seem to apply to Exchange 2007.
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mass2612Commented:
Hi,

You should first create a contact and then forward to the contact.

Open EMC > Expand Recipient Configuration, > Mail Contacts > New Mail Contact > Action Pane or right click in the centre column to start the wizard. Enter the contact info including the external address.

Then from the EMS (Exchange Management Shell): -
Set-Mailbox -Identity UsersName -DeliverToMailboxAndForward $true -ForwardingAddress extcontact@exdomain.com
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TunaMaxxAuthor Commented:
Thanks you, I will try that.

One question, when the message get to the additional recipient, will it appear to be from the the original sender, or the original recipient?
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TunaMaxxAuthor Commented:
Wow! That worked perfectly. A little more involved than the old way, but still works like a charm.

Thank you!
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