Forwarding Email to Your Hosted Exchange Account

  

Use the information below to forward email from your local email server to a hosted Exchange mailbox.

Alternate Email Addresses:

Every user has an alternate email address in the format of:

    username.domain.name@alternate_domain

For example if you have a user account named jdoe hosted for domain company.corp on the exg7.exghost.com servers, then this user account would have an email address of jdoe@company.corp and an alternate email address of:

    jdoe.company.corp@fwd7.exghost.com

Current alternate domain names are:

    EXG7:  fwd7.exghost.com

Microsoft Exchange:

Follow the below procedure to forward email from a previous Exchange server to Hosted Exchange:

1. Open Active Directory and go to the Users container.

2. Create a new Contact using the alternate email address for that user.

3. Now find the User account in Active Directory, right-click and go to properties.

4. Locate the Exchange General Tab.

5. Click the Delivery Options button.

6. Under Forwarding Address, select the Forward to: option button and then click Modify and enter the name of the Contact that you just created.

7. You may also select to deliver email to the new hosted server and the users old local inbox. When done, click OK and Apply.

iMail:

1. Open the iMail Administrator.

2. Find the domain and then User.

3. Under the General tab you should see a Forward at the bottom.

    Example: .,user1.domain.com@exg7.exghost.com

4. Enter the alternate email address for that user.

5. To retain a copy of each message on a local server, enter the alternate email address with a period and comma.

Through the Web Interface:

1. Login as the user.

2. Under Account Options, select forwarding.

3. Enter the alternate email address for that user.

4. To retain a copy of each message on a local server, enter the alternate email address with a period and comma.

    Example: .,user1.domain.com@exg7.exghost.com

Other Email Systems:

1. Create a mail forwarding rule.

2. Forward all emails for the users to the alternate email address.

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