?
Solved

Rules for MS Outlook Out of Office

Posted on 2008-10-06
4
Medium Priority
?
341 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
We have  a user in our Exchange environment who is set up so that when a form is submitted from an online form, the message is sent to a public folder with an Exchange email address and the message is also forwarded to the user from the Delivery Options on the public folder.

The problem is that when the user turns her Out of Office on and is auto-replying to messages messages she gets in her Inbox, people submitting information to the website are getting her Out of Office replies.

Is there a way to set up the Out of Office rules in her Outlook to prevent those forwarded messages from generating the auto-reply from Outlook?
0
Comment
Question by:zerodollars
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 5

Expert Comment

by:gzarnick
ID: 22651439
This might not be the best scenario, but you could see if you can make an alias email that sends to the corresponding inbox and then setup the form to use that email address.  Therefore the Out-Of-Work reply will only be forwarded to the people sending specifically to the email address.
0
 
LVL 32

Accepted Solution

by:
gupnit earned 2000 total points
ID: 22651505
Hi,
See, the mails that are being generated do they have a common Subject (or maybe a list of subjects).
If yes then when you enable OOO, at the sametime from the same dialog box, click on Add Rule and in filter give Subject and then click on checkbox "Do not process further rules" (sth like that)
This way all the mails with a particular subject will be ignored and no OOO will go out
Hope this helps
Thanks
Nitin
0
 
LVL 2

Author Closing Comment

by:zerodollars
ID: 31503471
Thanks for the help. I know it was something like that. I had to setup an action for the rule before it would accept it, but it worked.
0
 
LVL 32

Expert Comment

by:gupnit
ID: 22653001
My pleasure :-) !
0

Featured Post

Office 365 Training for IT Pros

Learn how to provision tenants, synchronize on-premise Active Directory, implement Single Sign-On, customize Office deployment, and protect your organization with eDiscovery and DLP policies.  Only from Platform Scholar.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

You need to know the location of the Office templates folder, so that when you create new templates, they are saved to that location, and thus are available for selection when creating new documents.  The steps to find the Templates folder path are …
This article describes how to import an Outlook PST file to Office 365 using a third party product to avoid Microsoft's Azure command line tool, saving you time.
To add imagery to an HTML email signature, you have two options available to you. You can either add a logo/image by embedding it directly into the signature or hosting it externally and linking to it. The vast majority of email clients display l…
This video demonstrates how to sync Microsoft Exchange Public Folders with smartphones using CodeTwo Exchange Sync and Exchange ActiveSync. To learn more about CodeTwo Exchange Sync and download the free trial, go to: http://www.codetwo.com/excha…
Suggested Courses
Course of the Month10 days, 16 hours left to enroll

770 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question