Forward external email to another account

Hi experts,

Need some help on email forwarding in Exchange.

Is it possible to forward external email (ONLY) to another user?

I don't want to know "how to forward email to external email address"  as I already do. I want to know if it is possible in Exchange 2010 to only forward external emails to a dedicated user. I.e. only emails from outside the organisation are being forwarded, all internal emails will not.

Thanks for any advice.
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Chretien TALOMConnect With a Mentor System Engineer MessagingCommented:

If you mean an incoming email with (not to an executive should also go to a secretary's inbox, then yes you can do this through transport rules on the Exchange 2010 server.
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ormerodrutterAuthor Commented:
That looks a bit complicated. What I am after is that to forward user A EXTERNAL email to user B in his absent. INTERNAL email should not be forwarded.

Just like the tick-box in Exchange to forward emails but that option forward ALL emails.
Chretien TALOMSystem Engineer MessagingCommented:

This is not complicated, since Transport server is responsible to dispache emails, is only there you can set such rules. unless you make a rule the specific user mailboxs through Outlook or through powershell.

What anti-virus / anti-spam software are you using?

I am sure you can do this with several of them.
ormerodrutterAuthor Commented:
Although that isn't what I am looking for but thanks for your suggestion.
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