how to enable out of office reply in sendmail

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I am using sendmail as my emailing server. I want to enable out of office message to the user mailbox where the employee is not in office. I am not able to locate the option in the sendmail console.

Sendmail Version which I am using : Sendmail version 8.13.8, config V10/Berkeley
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Do you have the 'vacation' program installed (man vacation).  Check this link for details: http://www.emailman.com/vacation/

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Solution not feasble for the sendmail. Is there any simple solution for enabling autoreply for emails in sendmail
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The vacation is very feasible for sendmail - I'm not getting Your comment?
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you need to use .forward with two lines.
ones deals with storing the message while the other deals with |vacation ...
As ravenpl, I am at a loss of where the feasability of an open source application comes into play.
if you have procmail install, you can use it to generate auto-replies man procmailex

If you are using some GUI interface to manage Sendmail, you should check whether it has add-ons that manage the autoreply or at least post some added detail on your setup.

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Not satisfied

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not satisfied

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Not able to configure.

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