Second mailbox rules

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KC Rippstein hotmail com>

Hello! I have a primary inbox setup on MS Exchange Server and have ownership
of a secondary "general mailbox" on the same server which is a general box
for our department. I have setup some rules to auto-run on this second
mailbox but they won't auto-run...according to posts I've read in these
forums, only the primary mailbox can auto-run rules. So is there a way to
create a script that will auto-run on the secondary "general mailbox" for our
- The first rule regards a specific email we get each week and the subject
line is always the same. I have it auto-forward to a specific distribution
list and then delete the email.
- The second rule regards all other messages and just forwards a copy to me
(keeps the original in the general mailbox so that I may respond from that
mailbox if needed).

Many thanks.



Diane Poremsky [MVP]

You can set up server side rules - you'll need to open the mailbox in its
own profile and create the rules. As long as they are not identified as
client side rules, they will run with outlook closed.

Diane Poremsky [MVP - Outlook]

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