Questions tagged [rules]

Rules specify automatic actions to be performed when a new item is created. For example when a new email arrives in an inbox in an email program such as Microsoft Outlook. Rules can also be used for similar purposes in other types of program.

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Rules mismatch between Outlook and Exchange

Each time I open the Rule Wizard (Rules and Alerts) in Outlook 365 I get the following alert: What I tried: I first tried clicking "Server" as advised, but the alert appears again when opening Rule ...
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Excel - Make a rule to force a three numbers display, “null” replaced by 0

I want to make a rule into a numeric column in Excel. I have like 800 cells in that column. Each are numeroted from 1 to 800. My goal is to have a rule that make this change : from --1 / --2 / -12 ...
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MS Outlook email rules

I am trying to create a rule which moves emails with words in the subject line. If I create the rule with single criteria the rule woks just fine, but if I create a rule with multiple criteria, i.e. ...
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Rule to manage Replies to a calendar invitation?

In Outlook, is there any possibility to move the answers of an invitation to a folder ? I mean move the calendar answers and NOT move the simple messages with the same title. Thanks.
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Outlook 2016 Rules upgrade

I am running outlook 2016, when I open the rules options, there is an "Upgrade Now" button, with the text. We recommend that you upgrade your rules for better performance, unless you also use ...
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OWA Rule for Alias Account

I get a ton of marketing emails sent to my work email, so I created an alias account with the goal of filtering all email sent to the primary account to some random folder, and all email to the alias ...
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Microsoft Outlook rule to **detect** missing daily email

I work in production support and daily I get an email stating that all is OK. If I don't get the email then maybe there is an issue with my SMTP server or my application not sending emails. Opening ...
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Email rule applied to a shared mailbox

Hope I will manage to explain this clearly :) So, basically I created a rule on a shared mailbox to redirect all emails that are received to another shared mailbox. If I understood correctly, the ...
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Exchange 2010 rule approval

Do you know any way of setup exchange rule to forward email for approval to the email address taken from bcc (or cc)as variable- same organisation?
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Having trouble installing and writing rules on Snort w/ Mac

I installed Snort on my Mac Mojave v. 10.14.5, but am having difficulty installing the rules. First, I installed Snort on my terminal with the command "brew install snort." Then I ran into a set of ...
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Automatically Mark As Read in MS Outlook 2013 when moving to specific Folder

I've recently created 'unified inbox' and 'unified sent items' folders in MS Outlook 2013. I set up 2 rules to move all my sent items (for Gmail and for AOL, respectively) to my 'unified sent items'...
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Dashlane - Don't change the password from a certain email

So, recently i started using Dashlane and i've imported all my passwords from firefox, and i can change all my weak passwords with a single click, the issue is that i have a couple accounts shared ...
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How to forward meeting invitations

I am using Outlook 2016 and I'm trying to forward meeting invitation to a group of people...When I click on Use form, there are no forms listed and the rule wont let me go past that point. How do I ...
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Sieve rule for catch-all email setup: Filter into folders based on alias

I'm running a catch-all email setup with my own domain (mydomain.tld). My hoster offers me to create arbitrary Sieve mail filter rules. I would like to create a rule that moves all incoming mail to a ...
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Outlook rule to mark all messages in folder as read

We have an external system that sends emails if a build has failed, and another email if the build has been fixed. I use an email rule in Outlook 365 to move the emails from this system to a subfolder....
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Automatically forward emails manually moved to a specific folder

The scenario: I plan to use a single generic email inbox to recieve emails from suppliers when they have a query. There are over 2000 suppliers. The suppliers are supported by 6 specialist teams. ...
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Outlook for Mac: How do I configure a client side rule to match multiple keywords in the subject line?

I use Outlook for Mac (version 16.16.8) and am trying to create a client-side rule to filter emails that have a list of keywords in their subject field. I can easily set this up when it's a server-...
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Microsoft Outlook 2013 - How to create a rule to move messages which I receive as part of group?

I need to create an outlook rule to move the messages which I receive as part of distribution list to a specific folder.
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Outlook 2016 mail rule not triggering for condition “from people or public group” for any value except myself

This question may be related to Exchange mail rule triggering on a From address that is a public group but not's quite the same story. I'm setting up mail rules in Outlook 2016. I only have access to ...
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Emails rule in outlook

Good morning, I'm struggling to set up some rules in my outlook and couldn't achieve what I'd like to automate. Basically, I'd like to set 3 folders: Inbox: Only keeps email where there is ONLY MY ...
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Outlook Rule - Strict Word Matching - Do Not Match if String inside Word - Eg: Match XYZ but not WXYZW

I have a rule in outlook which matches the letters XYZ and I noticed I was getting the wrong e-mails filtered by this rule. After opening the e-mail and searching for the string I found somebody's ...
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Shorewall - Allow Client to Ping Internet but Not Use the Browser or Port 80

My network address is 192.168.5.0. My host machine is 192.168.5.1 and my client machine is 192.168.5.2. How will I enable my client to ping the internet through the terminal but restrict it from ...
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copy an outlook appointment and send it to an other mail

Problem is, I don't have a work phone. But I would like to know when and where my appointments are on my private phone. I need a rule that does the following: - find all Outlook appointments - copy ...
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Porting iptable firewall rules to freebsd pf

Can someone help me convert iptable rules to freebsd pf rules. I have already tried fwbuilder, but without success. It seems that some rules can not be ported, and other seem to be logically different....
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Outlook rules for routing all emails sent by people not in a whitelist

I have the need to have all emails that do not come from my company's domain route into a certain folder in Outlook. The purpose is to give me a higher state of alert that an email was not sent ...
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Outlook 2019 applies rules inconsistently when email comes in, but works perfectly with “run now”

I just upgraded from Outlook 2007 to Outlook 2019, and that upgrade included a bunch of client side rules ( we don't use exchange server, just normal POP and IMAP ). For some reason, when the emails ...
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Want Outlook rule for “sent to” in CC box

I want to make a rule for when emails are sent to specific users/groups IN THE CC BOX. The "sent to" conditional appears to only pick up emails when the users/groups are in the TO BOX. Also, I can ...
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Drools Business Central Workbench - 7.16.0.Final - cannot use

I followed this tutorial: http://www.mastertheboss.com/jboss-jbpm/drools/getting-started-with-business-central-workbench Was able to install WildFly 14 WAR version and complete it but when trying to ...
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Outlook Rule for not being in a mail group

Can I create an outlook rule to filter mail if it is sent directly to my email address (and any others) as opposed to being sent to a mail group that I belong to?
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Outlook / VBA How can I count the mail I moved by outlook rules?

I have created outlook rules for a shared mailbox. Now, I would like to understand how many of the e-mails are processed through the rules. One of the rules is that an email is moved based on the ...
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Outlook - Missing 'Disable Always Move Conversation' option in Shared Mailbox

There is actually some Always Move Conversations options which were created in a shared mailbox, but since this Always Move Conversations thing is not a rule, the only way to get rid of it, AFAIK, is ...
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Outlook rule with space as a part of a matching string

In my Outlook 2010 rule "except when a message header contains" I have 'RE: ' or 'FW: '. (I would actually very much prefer to have such rule on a Title alone but did not see such option.) Outlook ...
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Is it possible in Asana to create rules that automatically shift tasks into a section?

The title says it all. I work in an Asana project which gets flooded with tasks which are automatically created. It would help if I could automatically shift some tasks into a section based on their ...
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Microsoft Outlook 365 rule with FROM logic capturing emails based on member/person of public group

There are lots of ways a "public group" (email group) can be created. Microsoft Outlook 365 is routing emails to the folder in a rule (ie: Archive" in this example), when any "people" in a "public ...
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Is it possible to hide an expected error message in Excel?

I have created a formula that relies on data input (event attendee numbers) to provide a result. However, until we input our data (number of attendees) in column A, the column where the answer would ...
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Automatically create a copy of email in pst

In Outlook, emails are manually moved to different folders in inbox (server itself). Is it possible to create a rule to automatically create a copy of email in pst, when the mail is moved manually to ...
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Outlook rule to identify forwarded email

Emails are (auto)forwarded to my inbox. How can I identify such email, not relying on sender, recipient and subject fields (i.e. not using subject = FW:)? Is there a technical way?
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Outlook rule to identify emails sent to person A and B (instead of A or B)

Outlook rules allow exception for emails addressed to either of listed names. What if I want to handle emails sent specifically to person A and person B and potentially someone else? This could be ...
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Outlook rules - Emails sent from within my exchange server are unaffected

On an Exchange server, I have an email address, email@domain.com. For this same address, I have an alias set up, which is test@domain.com. My goal is to have multiple alias for this address, and the ...
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O365: Create or Share rules on public folder mailbox

Current situation: Our finance department uses a public folder which has mail enabled so they receive digital invoices on accounting@mycompany.net. Every user has its own subfolder in which they ...
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Microsoft Outlook - rules for groups affecting mails coming from individual

I am running outlook 2016. I have a set a number of rules to move messages as and when they come to inbox. For examples I receive mails from an distribution list and i have created a rule to move it ...
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Outlook rule for decline message with proposed new date

I created a rule to send all invitation answers (accept, decline, tentative) to a selected folder. I would like to introduce exception when a new date/time is proposed. I cannot use the subject text ...
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Mail Rule for To Field but Not First

I have a user who wants to flag emails by rule for when he is in the TO, but not the first person in the TO. Outlook 365/2016 Is this possible?
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Outlook 2016 Rule

would like some help here. There is a email forwarding rule to this email address (ITsupport@xx.com) to my main inbox. For example, if John sends an email to ITsupport@xx.com, it will forwarded to me....
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Run outlook rule on all mailboxes (Accounts)?

I have more than 10 email accounts all opened in outlook 2016, I have some rule to collect all emails with specific subject to a folder in on of my mail accounts, the problem here that I have to ...
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Outlook Rule Not Working Correctly

We have a monitoring system that sends out alerts whenever one of its trigger conditions is met to a mailing list I am on . Most of these messages are garbage to me, so I set up a rule to filter out ...
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Set read mail as unread if they don't have category assigned

Is there anyway to make Outlook set the read email that doesn't have any categories assigned to them back to unread?
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How to get a reply from a subdirectory back into the same subdirectory

I am working with MS Outlook 2016. I am subscribed to a mailing list, and I have created a rule, moving every mail towards that mailing list to a specific directory. I regularly receive e-mails, ...
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Exchange 2016 Server rule to handle misspelled email address

We have installed Exchange Server 2016. I would like to make a rule to retranslate all emails that were send with incorrect name but with correct domain name. Sometimes people make mistakes and send ...
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Outlook limits how many email rules I can have. How can I get around this?

I am using Microsoft Outlook 2010. I received a several hundred automated emails a day and rely on Outlook rules to help me organize them and stay sane. I have run into a problem where Outlook will ...