blocking out-of-office

Glenn Steen glenn.steen at
Fri Aug 4 15:10:04 IST 2006

On 04/08/06, Peter Peters <P.G.M.Peters at> wrote:
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> Glenn Steen wrote on 4-8-2006 9:55:
> > On 03/08/06, Koopmann, Jan-Peter <Jan-Peter.Koopmann at> wrote:
> >> On Thursday, August 03, 2006 9:55 AM Glenn Steen wrote:
> >>
> >> > The sane solution is to not allow OoO,
> >>
> >> Which is easily done in Exchange itself. You can configure it to only
> >> send OOO within your Exchange installation but not send it out via SMTP.
> >
> > Of course. OoO can have a somewhat meaningful role inside the organisation.
> But we have a lot of organizations in our organization. A lot of the
> (bigger) departments run their own exchange. And while the AD is shared
> they still tend to send e-mail from one department to the other through
> SMTP (which is good because it gets scanned by MailScanner).

Um, I'm feeling more than the usual tad slow here (Friday afternoon
syndrome:-), are you saying you want to block all OoO trying to exit
the "superorganisation" or the ones bouncing around between
SA rule(s) could help you, I suppose, if you want something selective
(PF header_checks are bit limited so wouldn't handle that

> Luckily I managed to get it on-topic again.

-- Glenn
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