Allowing Out Of Office (OOF) messages through Microsoft Exchange

EXCHANGE 2003

  1. Open Exchange System Manager. Go to First Organization (exchange) -> Global Settings -> Internet Message Form.
  2. Right click on “Default” in the right panel
  3. Click on the [Advanced] tab at the top
  4. Put ticks into “Allow out of office responses”, “Allow automatic replies” and “Allow automatic forward”

EXCHANGE 2007

  1. Open Exchange Management Console
  2. Navigate to Organization Configuration -> Hub Transport
  3. Click on [Remote Domains] tab -> select “Default” -> Right mouse click then “Properties”
  4. Select “Allow external out-of-office messages, and out-of-office message set by Outlook 2003 or earlier….” option

 

 

  1. Click on the [Format of original message sent as attachment to journal report] tab
  2. Put a tick in “Allow automatic replies” and “Allow automatic forward

 

EXCHANGE 2010

  1. Open Exchange Management Console
  2. Navigate to Organization Configuration -> Hub Transport
  3. Click on [Remote Domains] tab -> select “Default” -> Right mouse click then “Properties”
  4. Select “Allow external out-of-office messages, and legacy out-of-office messages….” option

 

  1. Click on the [Message Format] tab at the top
  2. Put a tick in “Allow automatic replies” and “Allow automatic forward