Forward mail in O365 via admin interface

Hi,

We have a user is go on leave without notice, Ive been asked by his manager to put on forwarding via the O365 Admin Interface to him whilst leaving the original still goes to the person who is off.

Is there any way the person who is off can see who else has received this message, for example would he know if his manager will know he has received his emails? For example would their be an Outlook client side rule visible on the user PC who has gone on leave?

Thanks
SycamoreIT
SycamoreITAsked:
Who is Participating?

[Product update] Infrastructure Analysis Tool is now available with Business Accounts.Learn More

x
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

Vasil Michev (MVP)Commented:
Depends on what type of forwarding you configure. If it's the "regular" forwarding, no rule will be visible and the redirect happens server-side. Just make sure to select the "keep a copy in the user mailbox" option as well.
0
SycamoreITAuthor Commented:
Yep i was thinking regular forwarding which is available in the O365 Admin Interface and also tick the box to keep a copy in user mailbox.

Seems to be the way Im leaning towards right now.
0
SycamoreITAuthor Commented:
Just noticed this


Forward all email sent to this mailbox
On

The mailbox owner will be able to view and change these forwarding settings.

Forwarding address *

Keep a copy of forwarded email in this mailbox
On
 Save   Cancel

Looks like they (mailbox owner) will be able to see the forwarding?
0
Creating Active Directory Users from a Text File

If your organization has a need to mass-create AD user accounts, watch this video to see how its done without the need for scripting or other unnecessary complexities.

Vasil Michev (MVP)Commented:
The only place an end user can see this is if they open the OWA settings page. It will not be visible in Outlook. The reason for this is that the Admin UI configures the ForwardingSmtpAddress, same as what the end user can configure. If you dont want it visible at all, you can use the other property, ForwardingAddress, but that one is only available via the EAC or PowerShell. There's more info about it here: http://www.enowsoftware.com/solutions-engine/simplified-forwarding-settings-in-office-365
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
MaheshArchitectCommented:
better you could configure transport rule to copy and forward message to his manager which cannot be seen / understand by user by any means unless he got admin access to O365 admin panel
0
SycamoreITAuthor Commented:
Thanks Vasil, this has worked a treat.
0
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Exchange

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.