Why need to change from "attendee" to "resource" when booking meeting rooms with MS Exchange?
Posted on 2009-05-18
This has frustrated me and my colleagues for years:
We book meeting rooms according to MS instructions, as special mailboxes with auto-acceptance etc.
But why must we - every time - remember to change from meeting attendant to resource to make the booking work?
Why couldn't this happen automatically, based on a tag on these mailboxes telling they are resources?
Does anyone need to invite a "resource" as ordinary participant? (If there is need for approval before booking, that can be done by removing the auto-accept).
Has MS done a bad job, - or have I missed something. Could it be done within MS Outlook/ MS Exchange or can someone advice me on alternatives (without throwing out our mail system)?