Exchange 2013 Out Of Office

Posted on 2014-02-12
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Last Modified: 2014-02-21
Hey so i've setup auto reply on 45 email addresses  that were previously forwarding to external email addresses with the following:

$internalmessage = get-content c:\outofoffice.txt
$externalmessage = get-content c:\outofoffice.txt
Set-MailboxAutoReplyConfiguration editor -AutoReplyState enabled -ExternalAudience all -InternalMessage "$internalmessage" -ExternalMessage "$externalmessage"

and this works perfectly.  what im wondering is i theres a way to make exchange reply to every email sent to these addresses regardless of how many times a single user continues to send email to this address.   If there is i just cannot find the right command or search phrase inside the google!    

I want my email server to reply to any external (or internal) email address with an autoreply message  an unlimited amount of times instead of just once

Thank You
Question by:DeltaMN
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Simon Butler (Sembee) earned 1000 total points
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Not with Out of Office. You would have to configure a transport rule or rule within the mailbox to do so. That would also put you at risk of an email loop.


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I've requested that this question be deleted for the following reason:

did not get an answer or recommended work around for this situation
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by:Simon Butler (Sembee)
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What was my answer then?
As per the rules of the site, "you can't do that" is a valid answer.
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by:Michael Machie
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I agree with Simon (Sembee). In this case his is the correct answer - it cannot be done.

If you want to delete the question because of inactivity or abandonment, that is a different, but he did provide an answer. He also provided an alternative and warned of the possible consequences for utilizing that alternative.

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