We basically need a feature similar to this:


or this:


We have some users with a OOO message set that are members of a distribution list, and we don't want their OOO replies going to the entire list. Is this possible? And if yes, how can we it be done?

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    May 6, 2015 at 15:48

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As per Gmail Help:

Messages classified as spam and messages addressed to a mailing list you subscribe to will not receive a vacation response.

(Emphasis by me.)

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    That's how we expected things to work - but they didn't - so we ended up opening a bug report with Google, and it got fixed.
    – bgarlock
    Jul 16, 2014 at 19:09

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