Public folder AND an Exchange resource.

  • From: alan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • To: exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 12 Jun 2003 01:03:22 -0600

Can a Public folder be an Exchange Resource? I want a folder that is
visible in the Public Folder area as a calendar and also set up as a
resource, (as per  which
automatically responds to meeting requests when invited as a resource.

If set up as above, the folder is not listed in the Public folder area,
but free/busy information can be seen. If set up as a mail-enabled public
folder, and make it visible to address lists, free/busy information isn't

I have tried creating a resource mailbox, and set it to forward all mail
to a public calendar of the same name, and this approach will display
meetings in the public calendar when the resource is invited to a meeting
- however changes to the public folder don't happen in the resource
folder. his means items scheduled in the public calendar still show up as
free time in the resource calendar - resulting in possible double

What am I missing?

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