Adding a legal disclaimer to all outbound email is an important task. Thankfully, this is a simple process in Exchange on-premises and Office 365. In fact, the instructions are identical for Exchange 2013, Exchange 2016 and Office 365.
For this article, our example company, Time Travel Research, wishes that all email leaving the organization have a legal disclaimer. Time Travel Research is not concerned about applying a disclaimer if the message remains inside the organization. For example, a disclaimer between two employees is not necessary. However, they would like all external messages, whether it be to a customer or a vendor, to have this disclaimer.
Let’s get started!
Add a legal disclaimer to all outbound email
Log in to the Exchange Admin Center. Once logged in, navigate to Mail Flow >> Rules. Click the New () button.
From the drop-down menu, you will notice several choices. These choices are rule templates. We could just select Create a new rule. That would start us with a blank rule with no conditions. However, to give us a head start lets pick the Apply disclaimers template. This will configure a couple of items for us.[Read more…] about Add a legal disclaimer to all outbound email (Exchange/O365)