[ExchangeList] Re: setup autoresponder message in owa or at least server side

  • From: "Chris Wall" <Chris.Wall@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 24 Apr 2006 13:04:52 -0400

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-------------------------------------------------------First of all, create a 
new Outlook profile for this account.

Launch Outlook with this profile

Review the rules that are associated with the mailbox, and remove/delete
unnecessary rules.  Create a new server side rule that responds to all
messages with the template you desire.

Regards,
Chris

-----Original Message-----
From: exchangelist-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:exchangelist-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Harondel J.
Sibble
Sent: Monday, April 24, 2006 12:51 PM
To: exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [ExchangeList] setup autoresponder message in owa or at least
server side

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-------------------------------------------------------I've been
googling but so far havent come with any thing other than 3rd party 
tools that seem to do a lot more than I need.

Have an Exchange 2003 server with, client machines running a mix of
Outlook 
2000 and 2003 (in the process of migrating all the machines).

Company has a mailbox jobs@xxxxxxxxxxx for all employment enquiries,
resumes 
etc.  This mailbox is only accessed via OWA since multiple people need
to 
acces it/monitor it regularly.  The onsite admin used the OOF assistance
to 
reply to incoming message, however HR doesn't want the OOF message to go
out, 
they want something along the lines of 

    Subject: AUTORESPONDER: Thanks for you employment enquiry
    Body: Thank you for contacting us regarding employment, this is an
automated 
    response to let you know we've received your information and we'll
be 
    contacting you shortly.

I used Outlook 2000 and logged in over the VPN, tried to use the rules
wizard 
and when I click finish it says:

    There is not enough space on the Microsoft Exchange Server to store
all your 
    rules.  The rules that failed to upload have been deactivated

I had a read through the various KB on this error articles and realize
that 
using the rules wizard is likely a waste of time since there doesn't
seem to 
be a way adjust the rules via OWA and trying to fix the the number of
rules 
that are already over the 32k limit is too complicated.

So, what do folks recommend I do to accomplish the autoresponser 
functionality?

Thanks
-- 
Harondel J. Sibble 
Sibble Computer Consulting
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