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carikira

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We have an own Office Backend software, thats responsible for many things (time tracking, project administrative tasks, holiday requests, etc)
With exchange we automatically configured an out-of-office message for the user, when out-of-office time (like holidays) was granted.
We want to keep it that way, because users tend to forget to set it or choose the wrong text.

But I only found a way to set the out-of-office settings as user for myself. i dont want to store all passwords for all users to impersonate them and set OOO settings for them. and even if i would, it would break if they change their password. Rolling Eyes


Is there a way to set OOO settings as admin for a different user by api?
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Ernesto (Kerio)

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Unfortunately no, it is not possible via the admin console nor via the API, to set the OOO auto-replay for other users

The only suggestion I can give you is to do it at the OS level by editing the file filter.siv that resides in each mailbox and adding something like this:

------------------------------------------------------------ ---
#!1 __WebmailAutoreply__
if true {
vacation :days 7 :rangeEnabled 1 :rangeStart 1484164800 :rangeEnd 1484251200 "I\'m not in the office...will be
back soon.\n";
}
------------------------------------------------------------ ---

The dates in the script above are in Linux time-stamp format (use date -d <_at_>1484164800 to convert to human-readable format).

Editing the filter.siv file in one or more mailboxes to add a predefined OOO section could be scripted. However, after modifying the .siv files you would need to restart the Kerio Connect service.

So, no, this is not a very nice solution that I would recommend.

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