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Exchange Account Lockout Options

What are my options for locking out my users in the event someone may be let go.

I know I can put the account on litigation hold but is there anything else I can do to stop their email from functioning, without alerting them?
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Manpreet SIngh KhatraSolutions Architect, Project LeadCommented:
Disable the account and restrict Mailbox to receive emails only by itself :)

without alerting them? - what do you exactly mean ?

- Rancy
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Manpreet SIngh KhatraSolutions Architect, Project LeadCommented:
Disabling account would simply mean the user cannot use her account to log into the domain and setting restriction would mean that noone except for heself can send emails to it.

Let me know if you want some other configuration or trying something else.

- Rancy
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ja5onAuthor Commented:
I was asked if it was possible to disable the email account from working without the user knowing?
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cwstad2Commented:
I dont think it would be possible without user being alerted. Like you suggested litigation hold may be your best bet
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ja5onAuthor Commented:
Thats what I thought but was second guessing myself, thanks.
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chubby_informerCommented:
lock account on AD
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Manpreet SIngh KhatraSolutions Architect, Project LeadCommented:
disable the email account from working without the user knowing? - not possible cause user will udnerstand as soon as he\she stops receiving emails ....

- Rancy
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Jamie McKillopIT ManagerCommented:
Hello,

Can you be more specific on your requirements? Do you want the user to not be able to send, not be able to receive, or both? What do you want to happen to email sent to/from the user? Redirected to another user or just deleted?

You could use transport rules to delete or redirect emails sent to or from this users and the user wouldn't notice except for the fact they wouldn't be receiving any new email.

JJ
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ja5onAuthor Commented:
That's a good question, I'll get more information I actually don't know exactly what they are after.

I like the idea of redirecting the email, actually I think they just wanted to stop one employee from contacting another.
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Jamie McKillopIT ManagerCommented:
You could get that specific with transport rules.

JJ
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Manpreet SIngh KhatraSolutions Architect, Project LeadCommented:
What is the version of Exchange ? Assume 2010 :)

Even if its redirecting user will know when he stops getting emails from one user compared to everyone else.

Forwarding to another account that will get a second copy of all emails if you are monitoring something or want to catch something :)

- Rancy
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