Applies to: Exchange Server 2013, Exchange Online

Topic Last Modified: 2012-10-11

You can use the Exchange Management Shell to configure the way emails are sent and received through remote domains. The following demonstrates how to use the Exchange Management Shell to configure the way Exchange handles out of office replies.

What do you need to know before you begin?

  • Estimated time to complete: 10 minutes

  • You can't use the Exchange admin center (EAC) to perform this procedure. You can only use the Shell.

  • You need to be assigned permissions before you can perform this procedure or procedures. To see what permissions you need, see the "Remote domains" entry in the Mail Flow Permissions topic.

  • For information about keyboard shortcuts that may apply to the procedures in this topic, see Keyboard Shortcuts in the Exchange Admin Center.

Having problems? Ask for help in the Exchange forums. Visit the forums at: Exchange Server, Exchange Online, or Exchange Online Protection

Use the Shell to configure out-of-office replies

You can use the Set-RemoteDomain cmdlet to configure the properties of a remote domain.

This example disables out-of-office messages for the remote domain named Contoso.

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Set-RemoteDomain Contoso -AllowedOOFType None

This example allows only external out-of-office messages.

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Set-RemoteDomain Contoso -AllowedOOFType External