Enable auto reply on shared mailbox (everytime)


How do I create a auto reply on shared mailbox? (always - not only one time per sender)

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IvanSystem EngineerCommented:

you can create transport rule that would reply to sender each time, or you can try something like this, which work as Outlook rule.

Link: http://support.savance.com/index.php?/eioboard/Knowledgebase/Article/View/214/14/setup-out-of-office-rule-that-replies-every-time 

DeepinInfrastructure Engineer Commented:

You can also purchase a software exclaimer auto responser which does the job as well. Doesn't show auto reply on the subject
mikeydkAuthor Commented:
But how to I create a rule on a "Shared Mailbox" ?
Viral RathodConsultantCommented:
Please enable the account for the shared mailbox, log on as that account, set the outlook rules  given on following article than disable the account again and then check if the same is working or no

Post the results

To create outlook rule refer following article

Thanks for the mention Deepin!

Hi Mike,

Our Auto Responder software would really help you here if you're interested in looking at a third party solution https://www.exclaimer.com/auto-responder/

It allows you to automate replies to emails, redirect messages, add and remove senders and recipients from emails, as well as prevent messages from being delivered. This is all based on rules and policies that you control. https://www.exclaimer.com/auto-responder/features

You can trial the software free for 30 days to see if it's something that might be of use to you.


If you'd like any more info, don't hesitate to let us know.

All the best,


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