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What my company wants is for an email box to be set up so that when an email is sent to it, the From: field would be blanked out so that it would be anonymous. Is there any way to do this either through Exchange or third party software?

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If you're using Exchange 2010 try the following in the Exchange Management Shell.

New-TransportRule -Name "Remove Header: From" -SentTo RecipientAlias -RemoveHeader "From"

This should create you a Hub Transport rule to remove the From header. All you need to do is change RecipientAlias to the actual alias of this anonymous receiving mailbox.

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Thanks for the input - that indeed sounds like what I am trying to do, but unfortunately we are running 2k3. I'm assuming this wouldn't be a valid option for me? –  stayinwett Nov 12 '10 at 15:21
    
No, transport rules were new in Exchange 2007 and improved in Exchange 2010. Now I know it's Exchange 2003, I'll have a poke around. –  Ben Pilbrow Nov 12 '10 at 17:37

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