[ExchangeList] Re: Exchange 2003 Free/Busy

  • From: Rick Boza <rickb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 26 Aug 2008 14:47:35 -0400

Another potential option: Google Calendar. Easy on the part of the 'sharer' via google calendar sync. A bit less convenient on the part of the 'sharee' as they probably need to go to the web to check on free/busy info. I don;t know that there is a great solution to allow free/busy lookups across the two platforms, yet.

An example of how this works well on an individual basis, though, is what I am doing now. I have an Exchange mailbox/calendar with my client, another with my firm, and a google calendar. I use the google calendar as a go-between for both Exchange systems, keeping all three in sync.

A bit kludgey but free and works very well.


On Aug 26, 2008, at 2:35 PM, Jason Sherry wrote:

On a per uses basis you can use Outlook 2007 and office.microsoft.com to share F/B with external users.

See this tip: 

Or: http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook/HA100809831033.aspx

Jason Sherry
Technology Strategist, MCSE: M, Microsoft MVP
From: exchangelist-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [exchangelist-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx ] On Behalf Of Rene Fisher [Rene_Fisher@xxxxxx]
Sent: Monday, August 18, 2008 9:28 AM
To: exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [ExchangeList] Re: Exchange 2003 Free/Busy

I am sure a lot of people would be interested in this as well. A lot of company's now outsource and it is difficult to know if someone is busy or away when trying to schedule a meeting. If anyone has suggestions I would be interested as well!


From: exchangelist-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:exchangelist-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx ] On Behalf Of Chris Wall
Sent: Monday, August 18, 2008 7:27 AM
To: exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [ExchangeList] Exchange 2003 Free/Busy

Hello all –
Any one recommend a solution for sharing Exchange 2003 Free/Busy information with external organizations (without using IOR tool)?


Chris Wall – MCSE + Messaging
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