Can I configure a no-cost Office365 email address to send app notifications?

I have Office365 for a number of Exchange user accounts and each of these are office staff who have a mailbox and access their email using Outlook.
I would like to have a separate send only email account so that I can configure it to send out alerts from the Dell iDRAC system and also from my Backup software.  
Is it necessary for me to purchase another licence for this use or is there a way to configure an email address (e.g. which is only used to send notifications?
Seems a bit of a waste to have to purchase another licence just to send application notifications.
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Madison PerkinsConsultantCommented:
I believe that you can create a distribution group with the address and then give a licensed user the send as permission to that distro group.  you will still have to authenticate as a licensed user but the email will have a different address.
timgreen7077Exchange EngineerCommented:
you dont need a separate mailbox or DL for that. you can follow the suggestion that @Madison suggested.
Michael B. SmithManaging ConsultantCommented:
Give some thought to the account you use. You do not want to be using a global admin account to send email from a MFP.
ClintonKAuthor Commented:
An Internal SMTP relay goes someway towards what I want but it is a little restrictive and complicated to setup. I've been through the steps but I can't see a way of sending an email from BackupAssist (my backup solution), without giving it an email address with password.
I've resorted to my original idea just to setup a gmail account to send application notifications. It seems a little churlish that Office365 doesn't allow an account to be created for this which just has outgoing email facility.

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