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Meeting invites sent to all delegates

Hi guys,

 I'm sure this will be easy for an exchange nut. We have a small organisation of around 10 users. Each user needs full permissions to each user's calendar. I used PowerShell to give access to everyone's calendar.

 Now the user is complaining that every time someone schedules an appointment for another user, everyone gets the meeting invite.

 Is there an easy way to use PowerShell to stop this.

 Any help appreciated - thanks!
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Talds_Alouds
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Talds_Alouds
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Raheman M. AbdulSenior Infrastructure Support Analyst & Systems DeveloperCommented:
what powershell cmdlets you used?
Can you take screenshot of the user's calendar and delegate permissons? ( blur the image if needed for security)
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SaakarCommented:
I believe there is no way to remove delegates using PowerShell; the best option is to do it manually and since you have a small organisation it should not be pain
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jrhelgesonCommented:
How did you grant everyone access to everything? Did you change the default settings? Or did you enumerate every user and give every user access to every other users calendar?

The following command will enumerate all user mailboxes and permissions that have been granted;
$Mailboxes = Get-Mailbox
foreach ($mailbox in $Mailboxes) {Get-MailboxFolderPermission -Identity ($mailbox.UserPrincipalName + ":\Calendar") | Format-Table @{Label = "Mailbox"; Expression = {($mailbox.UserPrincipalName)}}, @{Label = "Alias"; Expression = {($mailbox.Alias)}}, FolderName, User, AccessRights}

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Once I know how access was granted, then I can help in taking it away.
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Talds_AloudsAuthor Commented:
Thanks for your replies.

Sorry I don't think I was clear. Users need to be able to create/delete/modify other user's calendar entries but they don't want the emails going out to everyone every time someone makes an appointment.
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jrhelgesonCommented:
I'll ask again: How did you set up those permissions?  If you set the people up as delegates, then they are supposed to get those notifications.

1) Did you change the 'default' user to full access? or Did you give every individual access rights to every other individual?
2) What were the powershell commands you used to set up this access

I provided you commands to see the full output of all user accounts so you could help provide answers to these questions if you were unable to answer the two questions above.

Once we figure out how you provided that access, then we can figure out how to get it fixed and done right.
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Talds_AloudsAuthor Commented:
Hi,

Thanks for your response. We ended up sorting it out.

Jrhelgeson - I can't remember the powershell commands I used but I ran it for every user. I'm pretty sure I set calendar permissions to owner for every user. It was a manual process but was better than going to each user's terminal services session.

We ended up unchecking the box under delegate access in under File>Account settings (in Outlook) which said 'Delegate receives copies of meeting...'. Users needed to uncheck that setting for all users in their delegates list.

Thanks for everyone's help.
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Talds_AloudsAuthor Commented:
Ended up finding resolution to problem via further research.
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