Message (Availability)

The Message element contains the out of Office (OOF) response.

<Message/> 

string

Attributes and elements

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

Attributes

None.

Child elements

None.

Parent elements

Element Description
InternalReply
Contains the OOF message sent to other users in the sender's domain.

The following are the possible XPath expressions to this element:

/SetUserOofSettingsRequest/UserOofSettings/InternalReply

/GetUserOofSettingsResponse/OofSettings/InternalReply
ExternalReply
Contains the OOF message that is sent to addresses outside the sender's domain.

The following are the possible XPath expressions to this element:

/SetUserOofSettingsRequest/UserOofSettings/ExternalReply

/GetUserOofSettingsResponse/OofSettings/ExternalReply
ReplyBody
Contains an OOF message and the language used for the message.

Text value

A text value is required to set the OOF message.

Remarks

The schema that describes this element is located in the IIS virtual directory that hosts Exchange Web Services.

Example

The following example of a SetUserOofSettings operation request sets the OofState to Enabled, sets the duration of OOF to 10 days, and sets the internal and external OOF messages.

<?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="https://schemas.microsoft.com/exchange/services/2006/messages">
      <Mailbox xmlns="https://schemas.microsoft.com/exchange/services/2006/types">
        <Name>David Alexander</Name>
        <Address>someone@example.com</Address>
        <RoutingType>SMTP</RoutingType>
      </Mailbox>
      <UserOofSettings xmlns="https://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>

Element information

Namespace
https://schemas.microsoft.com/exchange/services/2006/types
Schema Name
Types schema
Validation File
Types.xsd
Can be Empty
False

See also