?
Solved

How to create a Shared Folder in Outlook for Office documents

Posted on 2011-03-10
6
Medium Priority
?
232 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Three parts to this question:
Given that the office has Exchange Server...
1) Is it possible to have a Shared Folder in MS Outlook 2007 where several people can view Office documents such as Word or Excel?
2) If so... how do you set this up?
3) Can you configure it so one person can update documents and everyone else only has permission to read them?
Any help on this would be very much valued. Thanks.
0
Comment
Question by:DataTrain
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
  • 2
6 Comments
 
LVL 74

Accepted Solution

by:
Glen Knight earned 1500 total points
ID: 35093477
well... there are a couple of approaches to this....however to achieve all of what you have setup above you would need to use Sharepoint Document Library's so the answer to question 1 is no.

See here: http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-sharepoint-services-help/working-with-sharepoint-document-libraries-HA001141287.aspx

Free version of Sharepoint Services: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windowsserver/sharepoint/default
0
 

Author Comment

by:DataTrain
ID: 35093768
Thanks - I am not doubting what you have said, but does anyone else have know anything different?! In other words is there any other approach that doesn't involve SharePoint?
0
 
LVL 74

Expert Comment

by:Glen Knight
ID: 35093771
There really isn't, sorry.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:DataTrain
ID: 35094050
Thanks.
0
 
LVL 74

Expert Comment

by:Glen Knight
ID: 35094061
Why the B grade? Was your question not answered fully?
0

Featured Post

Office 365 Training for Admins - 7 Day Trial

Learn how to provision tenants, synchronize on-premise Active Directory, implement Single Sign-On, customize Office deployment, and protect your organization with eDiscovery and DLP policies.  Only from Platform Scholar.

Question has a verified solution.

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

This article will help to fix the below errors for MS Exchange Server 2013 I. Certificate error "name on the security certificate is invalid or does not match the name of the site" II. Out of Office not working III. Make Internal URLs and Externa…
There are times when we need to generate a report on the inbox rules, where users have set up forwarding externally in their mailbox. In this article, I will be sharing a script I wrote to generate the report in CSV format.
Learn how to make your own table of contents in Microsoft Word using paragraph styles and the automatic table of contents tool. We'll be using the paragraph styles in Word’s Home toolbar to help you create a table of contents. Type out your initial …
Office 365 is currently available in five editions. Three of them are for business use: Office 365 Business Essentials, Office 365 Business, and Office 365 Business Premium. Two of them are for home/personal use: Office 365 Home and Office 365 Perso…
Suggested Courses
Course of the Month8 days, 6 hours left to enroll

764 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