Publish / share Free Busy Data with internet users (user external to organization)


We are currently using Office 365 (Exchange in cloud) for our email solution.

An external consulting firm has requested the ability to see the Free Busy data for 5 employees.

I read how to publish Free/ busy Data, but this would not work for us as we do not have an FTP server built or available.

The other option would be to create an account within office 365, but I would only like to provide Free / busy data for the 5 employees and not the entire organization.

I am open to using a third party alternative if necessary for a solution.

Can anyone recommend a solution?


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Carol ChisholmCommented:
If you both have Exchange then it is relatively easy using the Microsoft Federation Gateway
..."Federated delegation is usually the way to go since it offers more than just free/busy sharing.  With federation using the Microsoft Federated Gateway Server service you can share limited details between business partners.  In addition to free/busy information you can share meeting subjects, attendee, and location information."...
But you can also share less if you want.
Carol ChisholmCommented:

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mbudmanAuthor Commented:
This is excellent.

Thank you for your assistance.

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