After you set one up, you won’t have to snap back into work mode during vacation to frantically respond to customers and they won’t get angry at you for leaving them in the dark.
An out of office message is an automatic pre-made response that you set up to cover for you while you’re away from the office.
Most mail clients allow access to the message header.
The following list contains a few popular mail and web mail clients.
This example searches the message tracking logs on the Mailbox server named Mailbox01 for information about all messages sent from March 13, 2015, to March 15, 2015, by the sender [email protected]
As an alternative cause of failure, consider that Jill might have instructed the library.example server to forward her mail to, say, [email protected], and that the latter server refused the message for whatever reason.
The library.example mail server then must send a bounce message to [email protected], informing Jack that his message to Jill's mailbox could not be delivered.
Whenever you’re traveling, on holiday or you’re expecting a longer ‘break’ from monitoring your inbox, you should set up an out of office message to make sure that your customers don’t wait for responses that won’t come anytime soon.
You can set up an out of office message in the settings of your email client.