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Managing Rules on Multiple Machines

The CEO's assistant manages the CEO's email. She has been granted Full control and Send on behalf. The CEO creates rules from time to time. He also asks his assistant to create email rules to help with sorting. She does this on a machine other than his. We use Office 365 with hosted Exchange. What I want to know is how are the rules reconciled? From what I've read, the rules are stored locally on the machine that created them rather than on the server.
What brought this up is the assistant has started getting "The attempted operation failed an object cannot be found" errors when creating new rules and we believe it might be caused by duplicated rules or objects.
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Vasil Michev (MVP)Commented:
Depends on the rule. Most rule actions, including "move to a folder" will work server-side, thus the corresponding rule will be stored in the mailbox and available anywhere. If the rule is set up to move messages to a location that is only available on a particular machine however (PST file, another profile, etc), the rule will be client-side. Same applies to some other rule types - Outlook will inform you about such rules by appending a suffix to the rule name.

Here's a more detailed explanation: https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/outlooking/2015/05/01/client-side-vs-server-side-rules/
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