Set Mailbox Send as Permission

To set up a mailbox so another person can send mail on behalf of that person (send as) follow the procedure below. This procedure works when using Exchange 2000 for the mail server. For example if you have a person who is an executive with an office assistant, they may want the office assistant to be able to send mail on their behalf. In the procedure below, the first user whose properties are vied would be the executive, and the user granted the permission is the office assistant.

  • Open Active Directory Users and Computers.
  • On the Menu, select "View".
  • Either double click the user who you want someone else to send e-mail on behalf of or right click the user and select "Properties"
  • A user properties dialog box will appear. Select the "Exchange General" tab.
    User Properties Exchange General Tab
  • Click the "Delivery Options" button.
  • A "Delivery Options" dialog box will appear. To the right side of the box labeled "Grant this permission to", click the "Add" button.
    Delivery Options
  • A select recipient dialog box will appear. Select the recipients that you want to be able to send mail on behalf of the user whose properties you are editing.
  • Click OK to close the select recipient dialog box.
  • Click OK to close the "Delivery Options" dialog box.
  • Click OK to close the user properties dialog box.