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Add Holiday/Work Schedules in Outlook Web App / Exchange 2010

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I created a .hol file that has our holiday and work schedule I'd like to send out this file to all employees. My problem is, some employees use Outlook Web App and I haven't been able to use the .hol file to add the schedule using OWA.

Is there another option to send out the holiday/work schedule to OWA users? Or a way to push out the schedule using Exchange Management Shell - if so, how?
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Yes, as you answered HOL files can't be used for the OWA clients.

Work-around:
You can have a calendar folder with just the Holidays added\listed

Export this content to an PST file using the command
New-MailboxExportRequest
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff607299.aspx

Note: You could make use of the
-IncludeFolders "#Calendar#"

Then, import these PST settings to few mailboxes...so we can get these items added to the calendar folders
New-MailboxImportRequest
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff607310.aspx
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You may need to add yourself an additional permission to perform the export-import commandlets

refer"
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http://www.msexchange.org/articles_tutorials/exchange-server-2010/management-administration/look-import-export-mailbox-improvements-exchange-2010-service-pack-1-part1.html
New-ManagementRoleAssignment -Name "Import Export Mailbox Admins" -SecurityGroup "Mailbox Support" -Role "Mailbox Import Export"


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Thank you for the solution, you saved me a lot of time. We converted to Exchange/Outlook this year so I'm still in the learning phase.
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