Remote Commands

Remote Commands

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The Remote Commands option allows you to change your Out’n About! status and retrieve other’s status via remote e-mail message commands. This way if you are away from your desk you can change and retrieve status using your mobile device or remote computer.

Note: your Outlook client must be opened in order to receive and process the commands.

The e-mail address used to send the command must be your Outlook e-mail address or an authorized e-mail address you entered in the Advanced Options dialog. You can authorize multiple e-mail addresses by separating each e-mail address with either a comma ‘,’ or semicolon ‘;’.

Remote commands must be entered in the message subject. The following command syntax can be used (information within the “< >” is optional:

checkin <status message>

This command changes your status to IN and sets your status message to the specified message. e.g. “checkin Do Not Disturb”

checkout <status message>

This command changes your status to OUT and sets your status message to the specified message. e.g. “checkout Gone for the Day”

getstatus <email address/department/everyone>

This command returns the status of the individual(s) specified. If you do not specify an individual your status is returned via e-mail. You can also specify an e-mail address, department name, or everyone. e.g. “getstatus Marketing”.

All commands return an e-mail witch status change details (for verification) or the individual(s) status details.