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I wonder if this is possible:

Say, we have a self-employed sales staff, who uses gmail. I can set up an email account for him in our email system, and direct emails to his @gmail.com account. How can we set things up so that when he sends email out, the sender shows as @ instead of gmail? If this is not possible, then I will have to let him to use the email account created in our system directly..

many thx for any input...

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Gmail supports the use of aliases. Check Setting, Accounts, Send Mail As

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Whilst this is possible, with a Gmail Alias, it's a monstrously bad idea, as you're effectively allowing information (some of which might be Company Proprietary) to leave your control.

Once it's out, it's not coming back.

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Agree. What is so horrible about making the sales guy use an email account directly on your mail system like the rest of the employees? Who cares that he's "self-employed". You should control mail flow for emails @ your domain and have full visibility into them. Don't give into a whiny employee that says "I just want to use my Gmail." –  TheCleaner Jul 17 '13 at 13:15
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If he is sending email from gmail, then it's up to him to set things up so that it appears to come from the other domain. You can't do that on your system.

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