• Status: Solved
  • Priority: Medium
  • Security: Public
  • Views: 324
  • Last Modified:

Two email addresses for in-/outbound use with one Exchange mailbox

Hi, experts

We have a user who works for two divisions of the company and needs to receive and send emails from two email addresses - user@company1.com and user@company2.com

We are trying to accomplish it with 'the least administrative effort' as Microsoft would say in their tests.

What I have found so far:
1) Create two AD users, two mailboxes and grant User1 SEND AS rights for second mailbox.
2) Create a distribution group, place User2 in it and grant rights to User1 over User2 Distr Group

What I am attempting to try:
Create a Mail Contact user@cmopany2.com in Exchange
create a transport rule in Exchange to forward user@company2.com emails to user@company1.com (tested, works correctly),  
Grant SEND AS rights to user1 for Mail Contact user@company2.com

Oubound emails still generate the error "You can't send a message on behalf of this user unless you have permission to do so. "

Your help is greatly appreciated.

Thank you
0
learn_it
Asked:
learn_it
  • 3
  • 2
1 Solution
 
jrhelgesonCommented:
I'd give "Full Access" to the mailbox, in addition to "Send As".

Then I added both accounts to Outlook 2010.
0
 
learn_itAuthor Commented:
jrhelgeson,
So, if I understand correctly, you still suggest that I need to create two Exchange mailboxes instead of 1 mailbox + 1 mail contact?

Thank you
0
 
jrhelgesonCommented:
Do you want this person to be able to send and receive from both mailboxes - both alias'?  If so, you need to have 2 mailboxes, which means 2 AD accounts.
0
 
learn_itAuthor Commented:
Yes, the user will need to send and received from both mailboxes.

I was also looking on CHOOSE FROM utility, but I cannot justify its cost for a single user application. We will proceed with 2 mailboxes and 2 AD users associated with them. User1 will have full permissions for both accounts in order to send/received messages without any restrictions.

Thank you
0
 
jrhelgesonCommented:
When you have both mailboxes set up within Outlook, they will be able to use the "Choose From" within outlook.
0

Featured Post

What does it mean to be "Always On"?

Is your cloud always on? With an Always On cloud you won't have to worry about downtime for maintenance or software application code updates, ensuring that your bottom line isn't affected.

  • 3
  • 2
Tackle projects and never again get stuck behind a technical roadblock.
Join Now