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OofState

Topic Last Modified: 2006-11-29

The OofState element is used to get or set the user's Out of Office (OOF) state.


<OofState>Disabled or Enabled or Scheduled</OofState>

OofState

The following sections describe attributes, child elements, and parent elements.

Attributes

None.

Child Elements

None.

Parent Elements

Element Description

UserOofSettings

Specifies the OOF settings.

The following is the XPath expression to this element:

/SetUserOofSettingsRequest/UserOofSettings

OofSettings

Contains the OOF settings.

The following is the XPath expression to this element:

/GetUserOofSettingsResponse/OofSettings

A text value is required for the OofState element. The following list contains the possible values for this element:

  • Disabled
  • Enabled
  • Scheduled

A value of Scheduled indicates that the OOF status is set to Enabled during a time period identified by the Duration (UserOofSettings) element.

This element is required in both the SetUsersOofSettingRequest message and the GetUserOofSettingResponse message.

The schema that describes this element is located in the EWS virtual directory of the computer that is running Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 that has the Client Access server role installed.

The following example of a SetUserOofSettings request enables the OofState.

<?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>David Alexander</Name>
        <Address>someone@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>2005-10-05T00:00:00</StartTime>
          <EndTime>2005-10-25T00:00:00</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>

Namespace

http://schemas.microsoft.com/exchange/services/2006/types

Schema Name

Types schema

Validation File

Types.xsd

Can be Empty

False

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