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Exchange 2003 - Adding Appointments to Users Calendar

Last Modified: 2012-06-27
Dear Experts

We have a client where the directors calendars are shared and maintained by their assistants.

When an assistant adds an meeting to the directors calendar they invite the Director as an attendee to the meeting.

The problem is that the meeting request does not give the director the chance to decline the meeting and automatically goes into their calendar.

Can anyone advise how the director can be given the opportunity to decline and the appointment is therefore not added to their calendar.

Thanks for any help
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Ian PattisonIndependent IT Consultant

Sounds like they may have "Auto Accept Meeting Requests" set to On!

I'd have a look at the options pages in Outlook to check.
Rajkumar Duraisamy (Rajkumar-MCITP)
Top Expert 2012
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Hi All

Update on this issue

If I set up the admin as a delegate on the directors PC this works fine in Outlook 2007 and gives the director a chance to decline, however in Outlook 2010 the opportunity to decline meeting is unavailable?

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