microsoft Exchange 2013 mailbox rules

Chris Bowden
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i cannot set up a mailbox rule to bcc messages from one mailbox to another user

we have multiple email accounts for diffrent users with diffrent domain names

is there anyway to bypass the above email

for example we have


Chris bowden   Chris@mancity.com

Chris bowden   Chris@mcfc.com

is there anyway around this with the multiple mail boxes name
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Shreedhar EtteTechnical Manager
Top Expert 2010

Commented:
Change the display name in the Exchange admin center or in Active Directory Users and Computers so that the name doesn't conflict with an existing mailbox or mail contact.

Further you can refer this article:
https://support.microsoft.com/en-in/help/3001960/there-are-multiple-recipients-matching-the-identity-error-message-when

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Commented:
yes but then it will show diffrently to external users
Andy MIT Systems Manager

Commented:
What if you create a contact for the required mail address under a different name.

That wouldn't affect external users and should allow you to route the email accordingly.
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Commented:
you cant add the same email twice surely?
FOXActive Directory/Exchange Engineer
Top Expert 2015

Commented:
Chris,
Create the rule(s) in powershell and specify email addresses or aliases as opposed to DisplayNames

ref link:  https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/exchange/mailboxes/new-inboxrule?view=exchange-ps

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can you show me an example  please
FOXActive Directory/Exchange Engineer
Top Expert 2015

Commented:
Chris what rule are you trying to perform? Explain and I will give you the powershell example

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Commented:
im trying to coppy Emails from user to another

so lets say

chris@bowdencctv.co.uk to mark@bowdencctv.co.uk

Exchange username chris Bowden

Display Name chris bowden


Exchange username bowden

Display name chris@bowdencctv.co.uk

thanks
FOXActive Directory/Exchange Engineer
Top Expert 2015

Commented:
In other words when an email comes in to chris@bowdencctv.co.uk you want it forwarded to mark@bowdencctv.co.uk?
FOXActive Directory/Exchange Engineer
Top Expert 2015

Commented:
Chris- Use the below powershell command to set up forwarding for the incoming mails from one mailbox to the next.  It will keep a copy in the original mailbox as well.

Set-Mailbox -Identity "chris@bowdencctv.co.uk" -DeliverToMailboxAndForward $true -ForwardingSMTPAddress "mark@bowdencctv.co.uk"

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Commented:
thanks for this will this also work if the current user Chris@bowdencctv.co.uk also has info@ enquires@ all to the same mail box will that also send them over or do i have to put eatch full email thanks

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Commented:
can somebody please tell me how to disable the above rules when i have tried to remove the settings it disables mail completely to the main account

thanks again
FOXActive Directory/Exchange Engineer
Top Expert 2015

Commented:
Chris, let's look at the rules you have set on the user so we can determine what you need to disable.
create a folder named  Temp  on your c:drive

In powershell run the following command:

Get-InboxRule -Mailbox Chris@bowdencctv.co.uk | Select Name,Description,RuleIdentity  | fl | out-file c:\temp\chrisrules.txt

once done attach chrisrules.txt to this and upload it so we can view it.
FOXActive Directory/Exchange Engineer
Top Expert 2015

Commented:
Once you determine which rule is giving you the problem you can disable it by name or Identity

ref link:  https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/exchange/mailboxes/disable-inboxrule?view=exchange-ps

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