I tried some of the fixes online such as deleting credentials from user accounts and another fix suggested it was a proxy server issue, but we don't use a proxy.
The message helps senders understand why you are unavailable, who to contact in your place, how else to contact you, or other information.
replies turned on, you may reply to that junk message.
Many Outlook users in the corporate environment are familiar with the Out of Office Assistant and use the Outlook function to alert customers or colleagues when they are not checking email because of vacation or illness etc.
As convenient as it might be, however, the Outlook feature requires your email server be a Microsoft Exchange Server, which for a small or home businesses isn’t typically available/reasonable.
Example 1: [Your Greeting] Thank you for your email.
Of course, Outlook could never respond in as coherent, cogent and concise a manner as you could personally, but it will respond diligently, letting senders know that you are out of the office, maybe when you will return, and whether they should follow-up then (if still relevant) or direct them to another contact for matters requiring a more immediate response.------ Category: Outlook: Functions User used Outlook 2003 sp3 to set up a new out of office message.We have been running exchange 2007 sp1 for over a year now, and this never was an issue.In the Mail view, select the exchange account on the Navigation Pane, and click File If your outlook haven’t connected to an Exchange Server, the above method will not work.It's important to leave behind an out-of-office messages, when you're absent or too busy to take calls.Actually Kutools for Outlook's Auto Reply utility can help you automatically reply messages easily.