Solved

Shared Calendar and email problems

Posted on 2003-10-29
10
244 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-14
Hi,

I hope someone can help me with this...

Basically I have two branches of one company. Both have an exchange server with active directory but use two differnt domain names. Users on one branch can be found on the other branch as a few users move between branches so i've created dupilicate accounts....

A person called Jeff wishes to share his calendar with Julie so she can add records to it. However Jeff is based in the New York branch while Julia is in London.  Jeff sometimes visits London but he never uses his calendar there.

Both sites are connected via VPN and can access shared folders etc on each sites server...

I know how to add permissions to share a folder in outlook 2000, however when I go to "open another users folder" on Julie machine in London and click on Jeffs username it gives access to his London calender which he never uses!!

So basically i want the ability to open another users folder on a differnt server. In this case i want the ability to open Jeff's New York calendar  instead of his London calendar. Is this possible? If so how?

I hope someone can help with this. I dont forget to award points to the most helpful...

0
Comment
Question by:slappedmonkey
  • 5
  • 3
10 Comments
 
LVL 49

Expert Comment

by:sunray_2003
ID: 9643026
0
 
LVL 11

Expert Comment

by:ewtaylor
ID: 9643167
More information about the 2 sites, are they part of the same forest?
0
 

Author Comment

by:slappedmonkey
ID: 9643196
Nope, they're both totally separate. Both started out as two new domains and not part of the same domain....

anything else? :)
0
Three Reasons Why Backup is Strategic

Backup is strategic to your business because your data is strategic to your business. Without backup, your business will fail. This white paper explains why it is vital for you to design and immediately execute a backup strategy to protect 100 percent of your data.

 
LVL 11

Expert Comment

by:ewtaylor
ID: 9643343
2 way trusts setup between them?
0
 

Author Comment

by:slappedmonkey
ID: 9643392
nope..

How do i do this? what implications will it have?
0
 
LVL 11

Accepted Solution

by:
ewtaylor earned 250 total points
ID: 9644559
This would basically merge the domains and allow crossover access. In other words I could map a mailbox to the \\company1exchangeserver\mailbox to a company 2 user
0
 
LVL 11

Expert Comment

by:ewtaylor
ID: 9644574
Do you administer both domains? or do you have confidence in your counterparts? This would also open up both domains to each other. You could explore 1 way trusts etc... but easiest to do 2 way until you can merge both domains under 1 forest
0
 

Author Comment

by:slappedmonkey
ID: 9648649
I'm administrator on both servers. I don't know why i didn't make them part of the same forest. I guess i was worried about traffic crossing the vpn as it's only a 512/256 line each side and it's being used quite heavy at the moment.

How do i go about joining the both domains?

Any pitfalls i should be careful of?

ewtaylor, do you mean mapping jeffs mailbox on new york server to jeff's account on the london server, and so overwriting his current mailbox in london(i dont think that would be a problem as theres nothing in this mailbox) Would this mean that he could access the same mailbox from either server? can you explain in a bit more detail how this works...

Many thanks
0
 
LVL 11

Expert Comment

by:ewtaylor
ID: 9652819
Here is a good website that describes the various trust models and what they can do. http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000/en/server/help/default.asp?url=/windows2000/en/server/help/sag_AD_UnTrusts.htm  and the potential downside is
http://www.mcpmag.com/columns/article.asp?EditorialsID=593
0

Featured Post

Enterprise Mobility and BYOD For Dummies

Like “For Dummies” books, you can read this in whatever order you choose and learn about mobility and BYOD; and how to put a competitive mobile infrastructure in place. Developed for SMBs and large enterprises alike, you will find helpful use cases, planning, and implementation.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

If you thought ransomware was bad, think again! Doxware has the potential to be even more damaging.
NTFS file system has been developed by Microsoft that is widely used by Windows NT operating system and its advanced versions. It is the mostly used over FAT file system as it provides superior features like reliability, security, storage, efficienc…
In a recent question (https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/28997919/Pagination-in-Adobe-Acrobat.html) here at Experts Exchange, a member asked how to add page numbers to a PDF file using Adobe Acrobat XI Pro. This short video Micro Tutorial sh…
Nobody understands Phishing better than an anti-spam company. That’s why we are providing Phishing Awareness Training to our customers. According to a report by Verizon, only 3% of targeted users report malicious emails to management. With compan…

803 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question