Add apointments to users calendar from outside network.

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How do I let a company outside our network, add appointments to two user's Outlook calendar, without giving them too much access to our server? We are running Exchange 2003 and outlook 2002.
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I would just make do with having the outside company send invitations to a meeting. If you know there won't be conflicting appointments you can set up the receiving accounts to auto accept.
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The only way I can think of is to use OWA with a specific URL and a locked down mail enabled account.

http://server/exchange/alias/calendar/?cmd=contents&view=weekly

When they get prompted they use their own account - which you have created and granted the relevant permissions to the calendar folder.

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I have looked through OWA and cannot see how x user can see Y users calendar. I have given myself owner permissions for one of the calendars and can see it through my desktop outlook but not through OWA
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the outside company is a marketing company and is obtaining appointments for us to meet with various companies.  We would like them to have calendar access to the 2 user's calandars to see their available times, setup meetings and cancel meetings. The marketing company would need read and write access.
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You have to use a specific URL as I outlined above. You cannot simply open OWA and then choose what mailbox to open.

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ok I got it thank you!

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