Rules on Server Side

We are running Exchange 2010 on a Windows 2008 R2 Standard.
I am creating email rules for 10 users.
I want to create the rules on the server-side, so they run even if the client machines are turned off. To make sure they are on the server side, I am creating the rules under OWA.

The problem I am having is that one important part of all the rules is move the email to a folder and "flag the message mark for "Follow-Up Today", but it seems that is not a possibility on the server.

Is there any way to achieve this?
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AmitIT ArchitectCommented:
Did  you checked Transport rule? Check if you have option to create it. If not, then you cannot do much about it.
Hypercat (Deb)Commented:
IIRC, Exchange 2010 transport rules don't allow you to manage where a message resides once it reaches Outlook.  In other words, you can't use a Transport rule to move a message to a different folder or flag it after it's delivered to the Outlook client.  That rule is by it's nature a client-side only rule and requires Outlook to be open.

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Mal OsborneAlpha GeekCommented:
Unfortunately, the "flag the message" action is something that can only run client-side.  I cannot think of a good way to do this.

 I guess you might be able to set up a VM on your server with a  copy of Windows10 and Outlook, create a user with access to everyone's mailbox, and have it set to run 24x7 in the background, processing client side rules.
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