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can a user have a primary email address outside of the exchange 2003 network address they get by default?

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Besides my network account on our domain and the exchange account it provides on our SBS 2003 server, I have another email account under another domain that I use as my primary email address. I would like to have the email from this other domain show up in my outlook(2003) and be stored on the exchange server in my current mailbox. I would like it to look like it was sent from my email domain name and not from the network domain. For example my network email is test@willy.com and my primary email address is test2@billy.com.  Can I go in to exchange an under my account create another smtp account for test2@billy.com and make it my primary account. I will still have test@willy.com there which i don't use anyway, and I will have test.local.willy.com account of course. Then set up my outlook send and recieve groups to include test2@billy.com account and omit test@willy.com. So that when I send and recieve i'm only using the local account and the test2@billy.com email. And will this look like it came from test2@billy.com since it is my primary smtp account. Of course I would have the test2@billy.com set up in outlook getting the email from the domain test2@billy.com is hosted at and storing it all in my exchange mailbox. Or will this still look like the email came from my test@willy.com and replies to emails will then become a mess??  

This would allow email from an Ipad to work without leaving copies of mail on the server like you do for pop account. Or would the Ipad have issues trying to authenticate to that mailbox now??
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You can do this in AD on your user account if i'm understanding this correctly.  Go to the properties of yourself, and check the email addresses tab and add another SMTP email address

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but when i send email will it look like it came from the new primary address or will it look like it came from the network domain address in the mail client.... if i reply to an email setup this way, will it return correctly...??

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So if i get it...you have an email labc@doman1 that you want to come to your exchange address at abc@domain2 and when you reply, you want the reply address to be abc@domain2?

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yes i believe you have it......for two reasons......i work here, but domain is hosted there and  2- to get the ipad to connect to exchange for this abc@domain2 account and info push?  Make sense??

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yes, if you add the 2nd email to your AD account as a secondary email, not your primary SMTP address, every reply will be addressed with your primary AD, SMTP address.

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Now this is assuming that domain2 is a different named domain as domain1.  If both domains are named the same, then you'd have to have an account within the domain.

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thats correct, our business domain is different then then the email i'm using as my primary on another domain......my job affilitates me with two organizations. i have my network account and our exchange server at the physical office location and i don' t use this email account. My primary email account is on a domain hosted by and ISP where the group i represent has their domain hosted.

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YEs, give it a shot...set the new email address on your AD acct and send a test to your outside email, should come to your outlook youre sitting at now, hit reply and check what address it is
One question, is the e-mail for the second domain coming into the Exchange server for the first domain? In other words do you have the Exchange server configured to receive e-mail for multiple domains?
If this is the case then you simply add the second SMTP address to your account in AD, set it as primary and uncheck the box at the bottom that says to Automatically update the Recipient policy.....
This way Domain2 e-mail address remains as your primary and when you send it will come from that new address.

If that is not the case and you simply have Outlook configured to accept e-mail from 2 different domains, then enable the "From" feature in Outlook and select the account you want the e-mail to come from when you reply or send e-mails.

Please let me know if I am off base in regards to your question but it seems fairly straight forward.