Resource Scheduling - When I click this in OUTLOOK 2007 does not respond.

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I am using Outlook 2007 when I go to Tools,options, Calendar Options, Resource Scheduling  and click on it  I get  "The operation Failed" . I have looked on this website and found only references to Microsoft KnowBase and no reall definite answers. I am basically trying to create Conference rooms  as a user witha mailbox on exchange so there will be autoamatic acceptance after a conflict check. We are connected to an Exchange Server 2003.  
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Britt ThompsonSr. Systems Engineer
Top Expert 2009

Commented:
This sounds like a Free/Busy issue in Exchange...is your server logging any Free/Busy errors in the event log? Are you able to see other user's free busy data in the calendars?

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx/kb/196885

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Heyy,
 No it cant see anyones freebusy, says it is not available. Also ther is an error on the Exchange log  about trying to uypdate freebusy. I noticec on m y calendar that the only thing checked on my FreeBusy options tab is 2 months and , update every 15 minutes.  Is there something I have to do to set FREE/BUSY up on the Exchange server ???  
Sr. Systems Engineer
Top Expert 2009
Commented:
Here's some articles to repair the free/busy issue...has this server been migrated from an older server or restored in full from a backup?
http://edmckinzie.spaces.live.com/Blog/cns!687C72A5909E4230!347.entry
@jchong : http://forums.msexchange.org/m_1800424559/mpage_1/key_/tm.htm#1800424559

1.
Open ADSI Edit from the Windows 2000 Support Tools, and locate the following item:
CN=[YourAdministrativeGroup],CN=Administrative Groups,CN=[YourOrg],CN=Microsoft Exchange,CN=Services,CN=Configuration,DC=[YourDomain],DC=com To locate the this item, double-click each of the following objects to expand them:
Configuration Container [Computer.Domain.Com]
CN=Configuration, DC=(YourDomainController),DC=com
CN=Services
CN=Microsoft Exchange
CN=(YourOrganization)
CN=Administrative Groups
CN=(YourAdministrativeGroup)

2.
Open the properties of CN=(YourAdministrativeGroup).

3.
On the Attributes tab, under Select a Property to View, click SiteFolderServer. The information displays the old deleted server.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/284200 
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Yes years ago it was upgraded to 2003. I will try the articel and the adsi and get back to you .. Thanks so far..

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Commented:
thought i awarded point for this and closedit. Right now there is no way for me to do this again.
Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Billing Engineer
Most Valuable Expert 2014
Top Expert 2009

Commented:
tmandu,
  you seem to need help closing the question.
  can you tell us how you want the question to be closed?
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