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Outlook - Rules and Alerts - Without Exchange

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Is it possible to utilize Outlook's Rules and Alerts feature without being connected to Exchange? For example if Exchange is down and there is a need to a create a new spam filter.
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Please elaborate your question. I am not able to make any scenario out of this. If Exchange server is down and outlook is disconnected , there will be no mails on which rules can be applied.

As long as creation of rules is concerned we do have client side rules in Outlook which we can create any time regardless of the connectivity with Exchange.
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endital1097 earned 100 total points
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yes, you need to create the rules as client side rules
under conditions select 'this machine only'
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by:Anti-Mhz
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as i try to access Rules and Alerts I receive a notification


You are currently working offline. To use this command, you must go online and connect to Microsoft Exchange.

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by:Anti-Mhz
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If i uncheck Work Offline. mesage as follows .
Microsoft Exchange is not available. Either there are network problems or the Exchange computer is down for maintenance.
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you must be using exch2007 or 2010 and have an issue with your autodiscover and/or exchange web services
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by:Anti-Mhz
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yes exchange is currently disabled
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client side rules is what i was after
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