Triggering Outlook's Junk E-mail filter

Peter Peters P.G.M.Peters at
Tue Aug 8 09:49:26 IST 2006

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Koopmann, Jan-Peter wrote on 7-8-2006 14:45:
> On Saturday, August 05, 2006 5:03 PM Chris Green wrote:
>> I would expect that if they had gone in and changed this from the 
>> default they were either a) advanced users with alternative 
>> solutions; b) clever enough to realise it could result in more
>> spam; or c) previously employed by Sainsbury's as the trolley-boy
>> and found it a bit too mentally challenging.
> d) chose to rely on MailScanner/SpamAssassin and therefore turned the
> Outlook detection off which btw. is what we do at our customer sites
> using group policy. Therefore your setup is not going to work all
> that well.
> There are applications (event sinks) that are able to centrally move
> messages to folders based on header values. One is even free (search
> for Mailshell Exchange Plugin)

Exchange 2003 has a spam-filter build in. It moves messages it thinks is
spam to the Junk folder. This is a site wide configuration. So at least
some of the spam will not trigger OOO's.

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