Automatic Reply in Office 365 -Dealing with mail loop (mail storm) scenarios |Part 7#7    5/5 (2)

In the current article, I would like to review the possibility of a scenario which can be described as Mail loop (other common terms are – Mail storm or “reply back loop”) when using the option of Automatic Reply. The term “Mail loop” and Automatic Reply scenario The term “Mail loop” describes an unwanted scenario,…

Setting up an Automatic Reply in Office 365 using mailbox rule and Shared mailbox | Part 6#7 5/5 (3)

In the current article, we continue to review the steps that are needed for completing the tasks of – creating an Exchange Online shared mailbox that will serve as a “service mailbox” for the service request tickets that will be opened by our organization users. In the former article , we have reviewed the process of…

Setting up an Automatic Reply in Office 365 using Public Folder | Part 4#7 5/5 (1)

The current article is the sequel to the former article, in which we review the process of configuring Public Folder in Office 365 based environment to use the option of an automatic reply. Our specific scenario is quite complicated and include many “parts” (business requirements). In the former article, we have already reviewed all the…

Configuring Automatic Replies (Out of office) using Outlook, OWA, and PowerShell |Part 2#7 5/5 (2)

In the current article, we will review how to configure the option of Automatic replies (Out of office assistant) in Exchange based environment. Most of the time, the activation of the Automatic replies (Out of office assistant) will be implemented by the user himself via the Outlook or the OWA graphic interface. In addition, Exchange…

Automatic replies (Out of office assistant) versus Automatic reply using mailbox rule – Exchange Online |Part 1#7 5/5 (2)

In the current article series, we will review the different options for implementing Automatic Reply in Office 365 (Exchange Online) based environment. Corresponding terms are Automatic respond, Autoresponder, Automatic replies or, Out of office. The term “Automatic reply” (and of the equivalent terms) defines a configuration in which we configure a specific mail user (mailbox)…

Setting up an Automatic Reply in Office 365 using Public Folder | Part 3#7 5/5 (4)

In the current article, we review the implementation of an Automatic Reply mailbox rule using Public Folder in Office 365 based environment. In our scenario, we will use an Exchange Online Public Folder as a “service mailbox” for the human resource department. The Public Folder will serve as a “container” for resumes that sent by…

Setting up an Automatic Reply in Office 365 using mailbox rule and Shared mailbox | Part 5#7 4.92/5 (12)

In the current article, we review how to implement a configuration of Automatic Reply by using Exchange mailbox rule. The mailbox rule engine is part of any Exchange mailbox. In our specific scenario, we will use a Shared mailbox that will serve a “service mailbox” for our Help Desk team. The Help Desk team, need…