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Change timezone for Room Mailbox

What's the best way to change the timezone for a Conference Room/Room Mailbox that people in my organization schedule through Outlook?
I'm thinking about trying Web Mail (OWA) > Open Mailbox > then change it in there. But is there another area the timezone should be set in? i.e. exchange console or powershell?
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Jian An LimSolutions ArchitectCommented:
i don see a reason why you need to change time zone for a room.

exchange are very time zone aware.

if different user viewing the same room, their time will match against the room regardless what time zone the room set ...

Deepu ChowdaryCommented:
Yes i agree with Limjianan, Exchange is time zone aware.
garryshapeAuthor Commented:
When a user schedules a meeting the timezone is correct on calendar, but when a room declines a request because it's booked, the text in the message says the server's timezone.
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garryshapeAuthor Commented:
So the calendar will be our timezone, but if I schedule a conflicting time with the room 2pm to 3pm central time, it'll say the conflict is with 12:00pm to 1:00pm Arizona timezone.

Your request was declined because there are conflicts.

The conflicts are:

       Organizer and Time of Conflicting Meeting      
       John Doe - Monday, October 03, 2011 12:00:00 PM to Monday, October 03, 2011 1:00:00 PM      

All times listed are in the following time zone: (UTC-07:00) Arizona

Sent by Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Jian An LimSolutions ArchitectCommented:

you are right.
you can try your method, but again, microsoft decide this is the design and cannot be change.

Jamie McKillopIT ManagerCommented:

I realize this question is old, but in case someone stumbles upon it looking for a solution, the solution to this problem can be found here: http://jamiemckillop.wordpress.com/2012/08/20/setting-the-timezone-of-exchange-resource-mailboxes/

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