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Autoresponder / Vacation message is an automatic reply message with a specific content.

Autoresponder setup

To start configuring your autoresponder, log in to your email account.


Then go to the vertical menu on the left: SettingsFiltersCreate

In the filter configuration window, complete the following fields:

  • Filter nameAutoresponder (Filter name, any)
  • Filter onOn
  • Rangeall / by choosing other options, you can add your own rules, e.g. starting an autoresponder from-to a selected date and others.
  • ActionsReply with message (Any return content)
  • Content (reason for absence) ➡ Content of the message that will be sent automatically.
  • Reply sender address ➡ Address from which the message will be sent.
  • My e-mail addresses ➡ as above. Optional field.
  • Message Subject ➡ Autoresponder message title.
  • How often to send messages ➡ Here we set the frequency of sent replies. According to the example, when receiving several messages from one address within the set time, the reply will be sent only to the first sent message.

Then we save the changes. The created autoresponder is ready to work.

Example autoresponder configuration without rules

Roundcube - autoresponder without rules

Example autoresponder configuration with rules


In the example below, the autoresponder will run from 03-08-2020 to 21-08-2020 inclusive.

Roundcube - autoresponder with rules