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SetUserOofSettings Operation

Topic Last Modified: 2008-09-04

The SetUserOofSettings Web method sets a mailbox user's Out of Office (OOF) settings and message.

The following example of a SetUserOofSettings request sets an OOF setting for ten days.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<soap:Envelope xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns:soap="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/">
  <soap:Body>
    <SetUserOofSettingsRequest xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/exchange/services/2006/messages">
      <Mailbox xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/exchange/services/2006/types">
        <Name>User1</Name>
        <Address>user1@example.com</Address>
        <RoutingType>SMTP</RoutingType>
      </Mailbox>
      <UserOofSettings xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/exchange/services/2006/types">
        <OofState>Enabled</OofState>
        <ExternalAudience>All</ExternalAudience>
        <Duration>
          <StartTime>2006-10-05T00:00:00</StartTime>
          <EndTime>2006-10-25T00:00:00</EndTime>
        </Duration>
        <InternalReply>
          <Message>I am out of office.  This is my internal reply.</Message>
        </InternalReply>
        <ExternalReply>
          <Message>I am out of office. This is my external reply.</Message>
        </ExternalReply>
      </UserOofSettings>
    </SetUserOofSettingsRequest>
  </soap:Body>
</soap:Envelope>

The following example shows a successful response to the SetUserOofSettings request.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?> 
<soap:Envelope xmlns:soap="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/"
               xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance"
               xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema">
  <soap:Header>
    <t:ServerVersionInfo MajorVersion="8" MinorVersion="0" MajorBuildNumber="685" MinorBuildNumber="8" xmlns:t="http://schemas.microsoft.com/exchange/services/2006/types" /> 
  </soap:Header>
  <soap:Body>
    <SetUserOofSettingsResponse xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/exchange/services/2006/messages">
      <ResponseMessage ResponseClass="Success">
        <ResponseCode>NoError</ResponseCode> 
      </ResponseMessage>
    </SetUserOofSettingsResponse>
  </soap:Body>
</soap:Envelope>
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