Exxhange 2010 - Multiple aliases in how to manage email replies -


I have the following scenario:

-2 domains, let's say domain1 and domain2
-Domain1 is currently the one setup in Exchange 2010 for users to be able to send and receive emails.
-Domain2 is going to be setup as an alias for a few exchange accounts so those users will be able to receive emails as domain1 and domain2.
-What the users need is to reply emails that are received as domain1 as domain1 and emails received with domain2 as domain2. The need to keep the reply of the email within the same "domain" that was received.

Can someone let me know if this is something we can get configured in Exchange 2010.

Exchange is configured similar to what's described in this article:


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Fred MarshallPrincipalCommented:
It seems to me that the "FROM" address is controlled at the email client and not on the server....
How could it be otherwise?

I say this because the user has a choice regarding which FROM address is going to be used on any reponse.
In some cases or most cases, the client program can make an automatic choice.
But, once that choice is made then what's to modify it thereafter?

Perhaps someone who knows better will comment....
Simon Butler (Sembee)ConsultantCommented:
Short answer.
There is no way to control which email the address goes out as.
As far as Exchange is concerned, all users have one email address for outbound email, the default. Any others are aliases for inbound email only.

Therefore you have a number of choices.

1. Multiple accounts. This is how I do it usually. Each address has its own mailbox. In Outlook 2010 the additional mailbox is added as an additional account, allowing different signatures, rules etc to use used. The primary Windows account has Full Mailbox and Send As permissions to the additional account.

2. A third party tool called Choose From by ivasoft.biz
3. A horrible kludge involving dummy POP3/SMTP accounts.


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