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Automatic replies (OOF)

The following code sample immediately enables Automatic Replies (OOF) for a mailbox.

[Reflection.Assembly]::LoadWithPartialName("Softerra.Adaxes.Adsi")

# Connect to the Adaxes service
$admNS = New-Object "Softerra.Adaxes.Adsi.AdmNamespace"
$admService = $admNS.GetServiceDirectly("localhost")

# Bind to the user
$userDN = "CN=John Smith,CN=Users,DC=example,DC=com"
$user = $admService.OpenObject("Adaxes://$userDN", $NULL, $NULL, 0)

# Create an instance of the 'AdmExchangeMailboxParameters' class
$mailboxParams = New-Object "Softerra.Adaxes.Adsi.Exchange.AdmExchangeMailboxParameters"

# Enable OOF
$automaticReplies = $mailboxParams.AutoReplyConfiguration
$automaticReplies.AutoReplyState = "ADM_EXCHANGE_OOFSTATETYPE_ENABLED"

$endDate = ((Get-Date).AddDays(14)).ToShortDateString()

# Internal message
$automaticReplies.InternalMessage = "I am on vacation until $endDate 
and will not see your message until then. 
Your message sits safely in my Inbox awaiting my return.
If you need immediate assistance, please contact %adm-ManagerPhone%."

# External message
$automaticReplies.ExternalAudience = "ADM_EXCHANGE_EXTERNALAUDIENCETYPE_ALL"
$automaticReplies.ExternalMessage = "I am on vacation until $endDate 
and will not see your message until then. 
Your message sits safely in my Inbox awaiting my return."

# Save the changes
$mailboxParams.AutoReplyConfiguration = $automaticReplies
$user.SetMailParameters($mailboxParams, "ADM_SET_EXCHANGE_PARAMS_FLAGS_RESOLVEVALUEREFERENCES")

The following code sample schedules enabling Automatic Replies (OOF) for a mailbox.

[Reflection.Assembly]::LoadWithPartialName("Softerra.Adaxes.Adsi")

# Connect to the Adaxes service
$admNS = New-Object "Softerra.Adaxes.Adsi.AdmNamespace"
$admService = $admNS.GetServiceDirectly("localhost")

# Bind to the user
$userDN = "CN=John Smith,CN=Users,DC=example,DC=com"
$user = $admService.OpenObject("Adaxes://$userDN", $NULL, $NULL, 0)

# Create an instance of the 'AdmExchangeMailboxParameters' class
$mailboxParams = New-Object "Softerra.Adaxes.Adsi.Exchange.AdmExchangeMailboxParameters"

# Schedule OOF
$automaticReplies = $mailboxParams.AutoReplyConfiguration
$automaticReplies.AutoReplyState = "ADM_EXCHANGE_OOFSTATETYPE_SCHEDULED"

$startTime = (Get-Date).AddDays(30)
$automaticReplies.StartTime = $startTime

$endTime =  $startTime.AddDays(14)
$automaticReplies.EndTime = $endTime

$endDate = $endTime.ToShortDateString()

# Internal message
$automaticReplies.InternalMessage = "I am on vacation until $endDate 
and will not see your message until then. 
Your message sits safely in my Inbox awaiting my return.
If you need immediate assistance, please contact %mobile%."

# External message
$automaticReplies.ExternalAudience = "ADM_EXCHANGE_EXTERNALAUDIENCETYPE_ALL"
$automaticReplies.ExternalMessage = "I am on vacation until $endDate 
and will not see your message until then. 
Your message sits safely in my Inbox awaiting my return."
$mailboxParams.AutoReplyConfiguration = $automaticReplies

# Save changes
$user.SetMailParameters($mailboxParams, "ADM_SET_EXCHANGE_PARAMS_FLAGS_RESOLVEVALUEREFERENCES")

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