Set up forwarding in Exchange server 2010

Set up forwarding in Exchange server 2010

I have created an exchange mailbox named Test.
the user primary email is

I have added and external email address to test mailbox through exchange server 2010 console, by right clicking the mailbox /Properties /selected email addresses tab, then added

However when I send email to, does not get email on his

I can not tell why it is not forwarding.

Any help will be very much appreciated.

Thank you
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jrhelgesonConnect With a Mentor Commented:
1) You create the user on your exchange server.
2) You create a mail enabled contact for on the server
3) Within Exchange mailbox properties for the user, go to Mail Flow Settings | Delivery Options | Check the box "Forward to:" and then select the mail-enabled contact for '' - also check the box to deliver the message to both mailboxes, if desired.
Patrick BogersDatacenter platform engineer LindowsCommented:
It sounds like you added an alias for this user where forwarding is done in Mailbox Features - Delivery Options - View details
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chriskelkConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Instead of a test mailbox, create a test contact and set the external address.

Is auto-forwarding disabled for the remote domain?  Check by using the following Powershell

get-RemoteDomain | select Identity, AutoForwardEnabled

If this is false, you'll need to set it to true:

Set-RemoteDomain -Identity <identity> -AutoForwardEnabled:$true
Patrick BogersConnect With a Mentor Datacenter platform engineer LindowsCommented:
@ola, what is that for crappy advice?, we could say that to every visitor on EE. Grow up and help people.

Eh, no. I'm helping the man to fish in stead of giving him a fish. See the difference?

If he is setting up an exchange server and asking this question he needs a book because he will have a few more questions, agree?
jskfanAuthor Commented:
Thank you Guys! We Help each other here we do not do business
Patrick BogersDatacenter platform engineer LindowsCommented:
I say cheers to that!
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