Is there a way to customize OWA so that it ONLY allows a user to see the calendar part & not access or see the email part?

Posted on 2009-12-18
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I client wants to use OWA to allow certain users to view a Calendar but not for them to be able to view or access the email belonging to that OWA/Outlook user.

Is there such a hack? Besides programming a page from scratch using dot.net or something similar?

Question by:kajbjo
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Expert Comment

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These are the things you can do with OWA customization. Preassuming you are using Exchange 2007
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Which version of Exchange?
There is a concept of web parts for OWA, which allows the calendar to be used in things like Sharepoint.

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Ah - exchange 2003 :(
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Hello kabjbjo,

Another link : http://support.microsoft.com/?scid=kb;en-us;833340&x=8&y=11

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Easily done.
You need to grant permissions on the calendar folder only, through Outlook. Not to the mailbox through the server.
Then you will need to use a custom URL as I have outlined on this page http://www.amset.info/exchange/owa-urls.asp to open the calendar folder only.


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This was the easiest approach. Setting only access to the calendar then in OWA linking to http://server/exchange/usersname/calendar
(/calendar being a key detail as well).

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