This software has been discontinued. If you are looking for a way to manage out of office messages for all users in your Exchange organization, try out the Auto respond feature in CodeTwo Exchange Rules Pro.

Supported platforms and system requirements

The tables below show the list of supported platforms and requirements that need to be met for the program to work:

Software components
The program consists of two main components installed together:
  • CodeTwo Out of Office Manager Updating Service - responsible for updating the out of office status on the Exchange Server
  • CodeTwo Out of Office Manager Administration Panel - responsible for managing the out of office messages schedule
CodeTwo Out of Office Manager Updating Service & Administration Panel
Required Permissions: The installation requires local administrator rights.
The program can be operated by any user (domain and non-domain) who has access to the machine where CodeTwo Out of Office Manager is installed.
The Administrator's account used to establish a connection to the server needs to have impersonation rights granted to users' mailboxes. Users with the global administrator role (Office 365) and members of the Organization Management group (on-premises Exchange Server) are granted the impersonation rights by default. See our KB for Role Based Access Control (RBAC) compliance.
Multi-factor authentication (MFA) is supported. Be sure to use the app password instead of your regular password when configuring a connection to an Office 365 server. Learn more
Hardware and software Requirements: To work correctly, the program requires at least a dual-core processor and 1 GB of RAM.
  • All 32 and 64 bit systems starting from Windows Server 2008 up to Windows 10 / Windows Server 2016(*) are supported.
  • .NET 4.0 Framework.
  • In case of Exchange Online:
    • Office 365 plan with Exchange Online
    • Exchange Online standalone plan
  • In case of Exchange Server On-premises:
    • Exchange 2016
    • Exchange 2013
    • Exchange 2010
    • Small Business Server 2011

(*) Make sure your operating system includes the latest updates. Learn more.

Size on disk after installation: Similar to the size of the installation file (see the Download page for details). Installation of additional components (such as .NET) might be required - these components usually require less than 100 MB of available disk space.
Hybrid setup support Setting up out of office messages in a hybrid environment is possible only for accounts that have mailboxes in Exchange Online (Office 365). Service account must have its mailbox in Exchange Online (Office 365). The Autodiscover service must be configured to point at Exchange Online servers (Office 365).
ADFS is not yet supported. Single Sign On (SSO)-enabled accounts may be used to configure the target server connection, but only when using a UPN in a non-federated target domain address (e.g. *

See also

Learn more about assigning admin roles in Office 365

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