Solved

Outlook Share Calendar Permissions

Posted on 2011-02-24
7
555 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I have a user that has setup a shared vacation calendar for their staff. The owner of the calendar has given reviewer rights to most of the staff, with the exception of three users (we will call them joe, sally and merry) write access.

The reviewer users are able to write to the calendar / delete items / make changes.

I am not sure why the reviewers are able to make changes, but need to know how to fix this.

Access Rights setup for Reviewers:
Read --> full details
Under Delete items --> nothing checked
Under write category --> nothing enabled
Under other category --> only option folder visible.

Thanks for any and all help.
0
Comment
Question by:newgentechnologies
  • 4
  • 3
7 Comments
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:racastillojr
ID: 34973026
Does a group have read, write and delete permissions to the calendar? If so, maybe those people are in that group as well as added individually.
0
 

Author Comment

by:newgentechnologies
ID: 34975610
I went through the permissions, and each user was added individually, there are no groups that were added with certain permissions. Would any other permissions that specific users have also carry over to the shared calendar (such as profile related permissions)??
0
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:racastillojr
ID: 34975679
I don't think so. Did you try removing them from the calendar permissions, update the free/busy and then re-adding them?
0
Windows Server 2016: All you need to know

Learn about Hyper-V features that increase functionality and usability of Microsoft Windows Server 2016. Also, throughout this eBook, you’ll find some basic PowerShell examples that will help you leverage the scripts in your environments!

 

Author Comment

by:newgentechnologies
ID: 34975877
I did that with on user that was set as reviewer. I removed him completely, then re added him and made sure his permissions were set to reviewer only. Had the user close and open outlook and test and changes were still able to be made by that user.
0
 
LVL 4

Accepted Solution

by:
racastillojr earned 500 total points
ID: 34975893
Try creating another calendar and see if the permissions work properly there. If so, export the data from the old calendar and import it on the new calendar.
0
 

Author Comment

by:newgentechnologies
ID: 34981034
thank you.

I will have the customer give it a shot and let you know how it goes.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:newgentechnologies
ID: 35089559
we worked with the customer to re create the calendar.
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: IP Lookup

Get more info about an IP address or domain name, such as organization, abuse contacts and geolocation.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Follow this checklist to learn more about the 15 things you should never include in an email signature from personal quotes, animated gifs and out-of-date marketing content.
If you don't know how to downgrade, my instructions below should be helpful.
The viewer will learn how to simulate a series of sales calls dependent on a single skill level and learn how to simulate a series of sales calls dependent on two skill levels. Simulating Independent Sales Calls: Enter .75 into cell C2 – “skill leve…
The viewer will learn how to create a normally distributed random variable in Excel, use a normal distribution to simulate the return on an investment over a period of years, Create a Monte Carlo simulation using a normal random variable, and calcul…

685 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question