how often does email forward?

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niveknonrev01
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2013-08-15 12:57 pm EST

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I sent some test emails to one of my emails and they have not forwarded. How can I control when they forward? can i have them always forward as soon as they arrive?

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Arn
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2013-08-15 1:32 pm EST
Hello Niveknonref01,

Thanks for the question! Email delivery for a forwarded message is the same as delivery of a normal email message in that it attempts to deliver the message and will keep trying until the message is delivered or it fails. A forwarded email is not sent multiple times, but it is normally forwarded as soon as it is received. You can not control when an email is forwarded.

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