Exchange aliases in 2010

We recently migrated from exchange 2003 to exchange 2010 no problems and i have been tasked with creating aliases for several users this has been done in order to delete emailboxes that are no longer in use or under use.

For example.

joe.doe@mycompany.com needs to receive emails from


promotions@mycompany.com (main address)
aliases
 and marketing@mycompany.com and events@mycompany.com

i have created aliases for the user pomotions  and set it to forward all the emails to joe.doe@mycompany.com but when they emails are received by the marketing@mycompany.com and fordwared to joe.doe@mycompany.com they show up as the primary address (promotions) instead of the address to which it was sent. This is not very useful since i cannot tell to which aliases it was sent to. obioulsy the task is to remain compliant with licensing by consolidating email addresses. Is this possible?

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Rick FeeMessaging Engineer - Disaster Recovery EngineerCommented:
The best solution in my mind for this is to setup a outlook rule to move the emails in specified folders for identification.

Example:   Create a Marketing folder.

Create a Outlook Rule:
 1  Check when they arrive
 2  Conditions:  when specific words in the header:   set to marketing@mycompany.com

Then have this email redirected to the Marketing folder

Then create as many rules as you need to identify who was the intended receipent.
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Rick FeeMessaging Engineer - Disaster Recovery EngineerCommented:
Conditions:   with specific words in the message header
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jimmymcp02Author Commented:
Ok.
 
I tried it.
 
When the rule is set the from is still displaying as promotions instead of marketing
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Rick FeeMessaging Engineer - Disaster Recovery EngineerCommented:
It will still display the name that will not change...you will have to to in the host header and make sure its actually going to marketing.
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jimmymcp02Author Commented:
So there is no way to accomplish what im looking for without setting up new mailboxes?
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Rick FeeMessaging Engineer - Disaster Recovery EngineerCommented:
Correct...the only place you can look to see who the email is addressed to is in the host headers.    
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jimmymcp02Author Commented:
Thanks we will have to do some clean up and find mailboxes that need to be deleted so we can make new email addresses and then forward then to the intended receipient.

Appreciate your assistance anyway.
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