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When an external email comes in to our Exchange 2010 server and is destined for jobs@domain.com which is an email attached to a distribution group how can I send an automatic reply saying "Thank you for your interest..."? I can't see an obvious way to do this.

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this is done via transport rules.

Se my previous answer on the exact same feature:

http://serverfault.com/questions/145364/exchange-2010-possible-to-close-for-incomming-mails-for-specific-acount-and-repl/145367#145367

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This is very simply done in Outlook Rules. Set the Outlook Rule to

  • "Where my name is in the To: or CC: box"
  • "have the server reply with a specific message"
  • Enter the message, as 'specific message' is hyper linked'
  • Do not run if the body contains some key phrase in the body of the auto-reply. This prevents mail-loops.
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