Cannot add Shared Calendar to exchange

I am working with a SB Server and exchange 2003 and I cannot add a shared calendar from any user account.  I know this is permission related and have tried a MS solution (i foget the number).   The container they are referring to to change the permissions on does not exist.  Any ideas?
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Philip ElderTechnical Architect - HA/Compute/StorageCommented:
Simple then.
Start your web browser on any workstation or the server.
Open: https://mysbsserver/public
Logon as the domain admin
Right click on Public Folders and click New Folder
Name it and select Appointment Items under the "This folder contains:"
Click OK
Log off of OWA.

We do this because adding the folder via Exchange Management does not give us the ability to set the type of content in it.

Log onto the SBS server as domain admin.
Under the Server Management Console:
  Advanced Management
  Right click on First Organization (Exchange) and Properties
  Put a tick beside both "Display ...."
  Click Apply and OK. (You may be warned to close the console)
Close the Server Management Console.
Open it again.
Again, under Advanced Management:
  Expand the Exchange organization-->Administrative Groups-->first administrative group-->Folders
  Right Click on the above created folder and click on Properties.
  Click the Limits tab if you want to set limits to the folder.
  Click the Permissions tab.
  Click the Client permissions button.
  Add and set permissions for those users who need access to this folder.

Once that is done, the process is quite straight forward for adding the new folder to Outlook:
  Open Outlook.
  Click on the Folders View button.
  Navigate to Public Folders-->All Public Folders.
  Right click on the folder created above, and "Add to Favorites".
  Name the Favorite and click ADD.
  Click on the Calendar button in Outlook.

You will now see the newly added calendar under "Other Calendars" in Outlook.

The user will be able to click on it and work with their own calendar and the shared calendar side by side.

Permissions on the folder can be quite granular. Be very careful about giving people Delete permissions on ALL items other than their own. Only a couple of key people who understand the process should have that permission.


Philip ElderTechnical Architect - HA/Compute/StorageCommented:
Please clarify, are you trying to share a user's calendar from within Outlook?

Or, are you trying to setup a shared calendar in the Public folders on the SBS server?

gordonmannAuthor Commented:
I am trying to create a shared calendar in the public folders from using Outlook.
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gordonmannAuthor Commented:
Won't let me I get the following "      You don't have permission to perform this action."
Philip ElderTechnical Architect - HA/Compute/StorageCommented:
where are you getting that error?

I went through the steps as I did them just to make sure that I didn't miss anything and did not get any errors.

gordonmannAuthor Commented:
I logged on as LOCAL admin and it DID NOT have DOMAIN ADMIN rights.  Logged on as me and ta daa!!!!

Thanks.  I never used OWA before.  Can my users get thewir email there?  How?

Philip ElderTechnical Architect - HA/Compute/StorageCommented:
From the web:
From internal: https://mysbsserver/exchange for e-mail and the above for public folders.

Verify that they can access OWA via the external URL. If not, you will need to run the Configure Email and Internet Connection Wizard to set allow permissions for those services.

gordonmannAuthor Commented:
One more question and I can open a new request if you wish.
Do you know of an easy step by step to set up RPC over HTTPS.  I have the 191 page ms version and it appears overwhelming.
Philip ElderTechnical Architect - HA/Compute/StorageCommented:

Easy one. Log onto the Remote Web Workplace and click on the connecting my Outlook to Exchange.

It is pretty straight forward.

gordonmannAuthor Commented:
too easy thanks.
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