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Where are Out Of Office messages generated from and is a record available?

Posted on 2006-07-06
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Last Modified: 2010-03-06
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Need to find out where Out-Of-Office messages are generated from.

Is a record of sent Out-Of-Office emails available?

Question by:adamkerrigan
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Expert Comment

ID: 17054354
Its a server side rule and when its enabled for a particular user and if this user receives an email from internal user it send a OoO email to him/her.

If you wish that external users should also receives an OoO email while they send an email to a user with out of office enabled user in your organization, you need to enable it using following steps

Global Settings > Internet Message Formats > Highlight 'Default' in the right hand pane > select properties > select the Advanced tab > put a check in the 'Allow out of office responses' box.

If same user sends an email twice to OoO enabled user, sender will receive only one email till out of office has not been off and re-enabled.




Author Comment

ID: 17054454

I'm sorry, but I don't understand your response...

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Sembee earned 2000 total points
ID: 17054664
They are generated on the server.
No record is kept.
If you have message tracking enabled, then as an administrator you can see if the OOTO was generated or not. Remember that they aren't generated for every message. If I send you three emails today, then I will only get one OOTO.

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ID: 17054676

How would an administrator

Author Comment

ID: 17054683

How would an administrator check for the message tracking.  (I'm not the admin and our admin may not know how.)

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Expert Comment

ID: 17054735
Message tracking needs to be enabled. It isn't on by default.


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