How do I redirect all of my incoming email to a folder on the network for viewing?

Since I cannot setup an email address to receive email to a SharePoint list because of insufficient access, I would like to do the following if possible.

Setup an email account (example: project100nasa@mycompany.com)
Forward all email received to that account to a folder on the SharePoint server for all to view.

Thanks in advance!
GambleSolutionsAsked:
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debuggerauCommented:
what about using a public folder with web access to view the items through?
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GambleSolutionsAuthor Commented:
No other alternatives will work. I need a folder in SharePoint to receive all emails sent to a specific address. Just not sure if this is possible.
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SubsunCommented:
Is the your Exchange Server already configured to relay mails to SharePoint Services?
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GambleSolutionsAuthor Commented:
I'm not sure. How do I check this?
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SubsunCommented:
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GambleSolutionsAuthor Commented:
When I get to the Configure DNS Manager section, I can no longer continue because I have insufficient access rights.
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SubsunCommented:
Your account should be a member of DnsAdmins group to administer the DNS.
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GambleSolutionsAuthor Commented:
Which it is not. So back to my original question...
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SubsunCommented:
First SharePoint Services needs to be configured to accept mails..
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debuggerauCommented:
Since that sharepoint needs admin rights to setup, why would public folders not suffice?
It can receive emails, access via web and has shared access...
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GambleSolutionsAuthor Commented:
Because there is a corporate requirement to have a repository for all project documentation, drawings & email in a SharePoint site designated for that project accessible to only project managers and upper management.
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debuggerauCommented:
ok, but in that case, you'll need the sharepoint administrators access for setting it up..

Either that, or use an existing folder to redirect mail too, since we don't know what you have available, can we help further?
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GambleSolutionsAuthor Commented:
I have an existing folder on the SharePoint server. This is the folder I want email to be forwarded to.
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SubsunCommented:
Do you want to forward the emials coming to specific mailbox to this share point folder?
Is that folder accepting emails from Internet?
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GambleSolutionsAuthor Commented:
Yes to the first question. That folder is not accepting emails from the Internet.

Currently
I have the sharepoint folder created
I have the mailbox created and receiving emails

Thanks for hanging in there with me... like I said.. I am new to this
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SubsunCommented:
GambleSolutions, We are happy to assist your.
To solve your request : First you need to configure the SharePoint folder to accept emails. If you are not the SharePoint admin then, you need to get help from Admin to do this.
Once you do this you can create a contact in exchange with the address of SharePoint folder and set forwarding for mailbox.
For details on : How to configure a mailbox to forward mail to a mail-enabled contact
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/281926
Please let me know if you have any questions.
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GambleSolutionsAuthor Commented:
This issue I have lies with the first part of your suggestion. I cannot configure the SharePoint folder to accept emails because I do not have rights to make a DNS entry to forward email to sharepoint.mycompany.com.
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SubsunCommented:
Sorry.. :(  If the SharePoint is not accepting mails you will not be able to forward it. Also SInce you don't want to go with PF, I am not aware of any other alternative..
You can try manually importing the data.. but not sure whether it works or not..
http://www.knowledge-management.com/news/v4n9/spsoutlook.html 
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GambleSolutionsAuthor Commented:
I just figured there could be a script out there that would be able to forward incoming email to a mailbox and redirect it to a folder to a network folder. I'll keep searching..... Thanks for the posts
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GambleSolutionsAuthor Commented:
If you read my original question, it is clearly stated "I cannot setup an email address to receive email to a SharePoint list because of insufficient access".... so the link did not answer my question.
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GambleSolutionsAuthor Commented:
An answer would have been "Since you do not have access rights to do what the link suggests, try this XXX)
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SubsunCommented:
GambleSolutions,

There are two possible solutions

1, in order to forward the emails to SharePoint folder the share point folder must be mail enabled. Without this feature SharePoint folder will not accept any emails.
2, If you want to import the data to share point folder manually or using a script, you require necessary permission on the folder. If you don't have permissions to write to this folder then the import will fail.

For both solutions you need to get help from a SharePoint administrator, hope this clarifies little more.
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GambleSolutionsAuthor Commented:
Thanks Subsun....... Solution 2 is what I'm looking for... I am on a quest for "the script" that forwards all email from a designated mailbox to a SP folder. I know my requirement is achieveable because I've seen it done by someone who has the same permissions as I, problem is, his SP system crashed and they outsourced the initial setup so he has nothing for me to go off of.

To the moderator.... "You can't do that" is not an answer to something that can be done without the appropriate permissions.

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SubsunCommented:
If you have appropriate permission to import data to the folder the moderator can help you to move this question to scripting zone so that you can get some assistance..

Scripting is not my cup of tea.. :-)
Another option you can try is
Select the messages in Outlook and use Edit|Copy, then open the document library in Windows Explorer View, and paste the items.
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