Outlook 2010

Posted on 2012-03-15
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Last Modified: 2012-03-16
Is it possible for users to update their own contact and organizaton information (e.g. their office and cell phone numbers, office, title, etc)? Just about everyone in the company uses Outlook 2010.
A few months ago I set up two admin assistants to be able to update the data thru ECP but they seem to have lost interest in the project. I can do it thru Active Directory, but I don't want to; I just think it would be easier if the new hires do their own once they get settled in. I tried to find something on the internet and poked around in Outlook 2010 and 2007 but couldn't find anything.
Simple question - is it possible?
If it is - how?

thanks in advance.
Question by:YMartin
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Vishal Breed earned 2000 total points
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I have personally tried exploring this option, but no luck.

Only option is 3rd party tool - http://www.directory-update.com/

Author Closing Comment

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Seems like a design flaw; just would be so much more efficient if everyone could update their own information. I can understand that MS would shy away from the permissions issues as the fields are ultimately stored in Active Directory - but since there are 3rd party tools that do it - someone figured out how to get around the permissions issue.

Thanks for confirming it; saves time fruitlessly searching.

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