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Pop Quiz: How do you forward e-mail to an Internet account?

Give a user a nanosecond and they'll take a mile. TechRepublic reader <B>Jerry Loiselle</B> suggested this week's pop quiz topic. If you can help Jerry meet his user's request, you could win a Fatbrain gift certificate worth $25.

How do you deal with your company’s “road warriors,” those people who are always on the road but who demand access to their e-mail accounts? One way is to set up a virtual private network, and let those users dial in to pick up their e-mail.

But what if your road warrior is someone who doesn’t want to lug a laptop around and instead wants e-mail messages forwarded to an Internet mail account? That’s the challenge posed by TechRepublic reader Jerry Loiselle. To thank Jerry for submitting this week’s quiz topic, we’re sending him a TechRepublic T-shirt.

If you know the solution to Jerry’s dilemma, you could win a $25 gift certificate to Fatbrain , one of TechRepublic’s e-commerce partners. (If more than one person submits the correct solution, we’ll put those names in a hat and select the winner at random.)

The situation:
Here’s the situation Jerry described. “A user wants to have e-mail forwarded to a Web e-mail account while he’s away on vacation.”

The challenge:
Jerry wants to know: “How is this done? Is it done on the Outlook 98 client? Is it done via Exchange Administrator program?” Note: This user wants to be able to reply to the original sender’s address.

If you have a clever solution to this problem, please submit your answer no later than Friday, Jan. 28, 2000.
By submitting your answer, you agree to let TechRepublic publish your solution on its Web site. You also agree that TechRepublic may adapt, edit, and authorize the adaptation and editing of each submission as it deems desirable. TechRepublic may or may not publish a submission at its sole discretion.
How do you deal with your company’s “road warriors,” those people who are always on the road but who demand access to their e-mail accounts? One way is to set up a virtual private network, and let those users dial in to pick up their e-mail.

But what if your road warrior is someone who doesn’t want to lug a laptop around and instead wants e-mail messages forwarded to an Internet mail account? That’s the challenge posed by TechRepublic reader Jerry Loiselle. To thank Jerry for submitting this week’s quiz topic, we’re sending him a TechRepublic T-shirt.

If you know the solution to Jerry’s dilemma, you could win a $25 gift certificate to Fatbrain , one of TechRepublic’s e-commerce partners. (If more than one person submits the correct solution, we’ll put those names in a hat and select the winner at random.)

The situation:
Here’s the situation Jerry described. “A user wants to have e-mail forwarded to a Web e-mail account while he’s away on vacation.”

The challenge:
Jerry wants to know: “How is this done? Is it done on the Outlook 98 client? Is it done via Exchange Administrator program?” Note: This user wants to be able to reply to the original sender’s address.

If you have a clever solution to this problem, please submit your answer no later than Friday, Jan. 28, 2000.
By submitting your answer, you agree to let TechRepublic publish your solution on its Web site. You also agree that TechRepublic may adapt, edit, and authorize the adaptation and editing of each submission as it deems desirable. TechRepublic may or may not publish a submission at its sole discretion.

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