PUBLIC CALENDAR

I have a need for the executive group to have a shared calendar to track meetings, events, etc.

Is there a way to do this on Exchange 2003?

How can it be restricted to just the executive group?

would everyone need to be contributors?

thx
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Imtiaz HashamTechnical Director / IT ConsultantCommented:
Very simple. Open Outlook as administrator, drop to all mail folders, expand public folders, right click on default public folders and create new public folder as "Exec Calendar" (name it whatever you like). Select the folder type as calendar.

Once created, you can right click and assign permissions to people who have access and how much access.

Let me know if you get stuck or if u feel i have missed a step.
yostnetAuthor Commented:
is there a way to do notes/tasks as well?
Imtiaz HashamTechnical Director / IT ConsultantCommented:
Same principle, only thing that changes is folder type should be set to whatever kind of folder you want.

If you use the EMC or powershell, you can't select the type of folder you want.
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yostnetAuthor Commented:
Just need Calendar and Notes/Tasks - is there a setup for that?

I would be using the Exchange Management Console
Imtiaz HashamTechnical Director / IT ConsultantCommented:
you need to logon to a PC as an exchange admin, configure outlook temporarily and create the PFs as i explained above.

hope this helps.
yostnetAuthor Commented:
yep | will give it a whirl - thx and will keep you posted.
Imtiaz HashamTechnical Director / IT ConsultantCommented:
Cool :), am off to bed now.

if you get stuck, you can post the issue and i will reply asap

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Imtiaz HashamTechnical Director / IT ConsultantCommented:
Any luck with this?
yostnetAuthor Commented:
working it now.
yostnetAuthor Commented:
all good | thx for the help
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