Create exchange account rules

i need to create a autoreply for all emails by rules i do not have the users password and resetting the password is not an option i also dont want to set a mailboxAutoReply since that only sends one outreply, also no transport rules

Just regular user rules to do the reply via exchange shell
Jorge OcampoAsked:
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Joshua GrantomSenior Systems AdministratorCommented:
Exchange 2013
Set-MailboxAutoReplyConfiguration -Identity -AutoReplyState Enabled -ExternalMessage "external autoreply" -InternalMessage "internal autoreply"

Exchange 2010
Set-MailboxAutoReplyConfiguration -AutoReplyState enabled -ExternalAudience all -InternalMessage "internal autoreply" -ExternalMessage "external autoreply"
Jorge OcampoAuthor Commented:
Hey Joshua,

i cant do set-mailboxautoreply because it only replys once its by design.

im trying to set using "Set-InboxRule"

any thoughts?
Joshua GrantomSenior Systems AdministratorCommented:
Hey Jorge,

Unfortunately it is not possible with New-InboxRule or Set-InboxRule
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Jorge OcampoAuthor Commented:
any way around the one reply only per user?
Joshua GrantomSenior Systems AdministratorCommented:
What you can do is give yourself Full Access to everyones mailbox and use OWA to login to their Outlook and setup rules.

Opening other Mailboxes

Setting Inbox rules in OWA
Jorge OcampoAuthor Commented:
wouldnt that require the client to always be on or we owa do the rule all the time?
Joshua GrantomSenior Systems AdministratorCommented:
I believe it will run the rule all the time but I could be wrong
Jorge OcampoAuthor Commented:
you cant do auto reply on owa rules
Joshua GrantomSenior Systems AdministratorCommented:
I'm sorry, I did not know that. I don't think there are any other options. Sending an auto-reply to every email is essentially a  bad practice. That may be why they do not allow it at a server level. If it were to reply to every email, it will reply to spam and that is not good. It could increase the amount of mail traffic and inevitably get your mail server blacklisted.

I would just forward the email to the new recipient and let them respond to people that should get the new email address. You definitely do not want to give every new email address in your organization to a spammer.

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