The Outlook out of Office Assistant for their users, administrators can manage without privacy violation Bergisch Gladbach, November 16, 2010 Tools4ever, operating worldwide in the areas of identity & access management solutions, presents the out of Office Manager tool (OOMT). With the out of Office Manager tool (OOMT), administrators can check the out-of-Office settings for all user accounts on the network and, if necessary, change, without having to type the login data of the concerned user. Only end users have the possibility to turn the out of Office Assistant in Microsoft Outlook. The problem is if the user is no longer able for spontaneous absence due to illness. In this case, the administrator must log on to the mailbox, and thus also has access to the E-mail (confidential). OOMT resolves this issue. With OOMT administrators or help desk staff can customize the out of Office Assistant settings, without having to log on the mailbox of the user. This task can even the departments without allocation of additional administrative permissions are delegated.
Employees fall ill suddenly or forget to enable their Outlook out of Office Assistant for example before the holiday. For the immediate colleagues, it is not possible to activate this message, because they would have to enter the login data of the absent user. Sharing login information among employees compromising data however. With the out of Office Manager tool by Tools4ever, administrators can manage the Outlook out of Office Assistant and forward any incoming mail to another employee, without having to access directly to the mail box. Administrators can select the domain or OU directly in Active Directory, which the out-of-Office information you would like to see. The OOMT gathers this information and then provides the administrator with the ability to change the out-of-Office message and/or forward e-mail messages.
Furthermore, it is possible to integrate OOMT administrator (UMRA) by Tools4ever in the user management resource and thus a link to the company’s HRM system to build upon. In the HRM system is not only captures what employees when on vacation, written ill or is on a business trip, but also when an employee leaves the organization. Thanks to this integration, UMRA can automatically turn the out of Office Assistant and possibly forwarding mail, so that they are also answered. This ensures the professional processing of e-Mail traffic. For more information about out of Office Manager tool, please visit: products/out-of-office manager / Wolfgang Kostka