Automatic Rule-Based Email Forwarding and Redirecting to External and Non-Centrally Supported Email Servers

Category: Information Technology

Responsible Office: Enterprise Infrastructure Services

Responsible Executive: Vice President and Chief Information Officer (VPCIO)

Date Established: July 1, 2021

Date Revised: July 13, 2021

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In most cases, automatic rule-based email forwarding and redirecting to external and non-centrally supported email servers is not permitted.

Exceptions are made only if you are a full-time UB faculty member with email forwarding rules currently in place in the on-premises Exchange system and have approval from your Dean or VP.


Email forwarding is not permitted if you:

  • Do not already have email forwarding rules in place
  • Are a member of the UB Department of Biomedical Engineering, School of Social Work, or any of UB’s Health Sciences schools:
    • Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Science
    • School of Dental Medicine
    • School of Public Health and Health Professions
    • School of Nursing
    • School of Pharmacy
  • Are a member of the College of Arts and Sciences in the following Clinics:
    • Psychological Services Clinic
    • Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic
  • Have access to Category 1 restricted data
  • Are involved with a grant or contract where forwarding or redirecting of email would be a violation of the terms of your grant or contract

All rule-based redirecting and forwarding to non-centrally supported email servers will be discontinued beginning July 1, 2022

Contact Information

Office of the Vice President and Chief Information Officer
517 Capen Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
Phone: 716-645-7979

Director of Enterprise Infrastructure Services
305C Computing Center
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY 14260
Phone: 716-645-3031

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