Resource accounts are typically used for projectors, conference rooms, or other shared objects within a department. The AutoAccept feature allows calendar invites to be automatically accepted if there are no scheduling conflicts. Double-booking of resources is available, but not set by default. Only Exchange users can view the calendars for resource accounts. Also, permissions can be added so that only certain users can add events.
Send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information.
An OIT specialist will create the account and get in touch with you once it's created.
Please note that OIT will not add additional (individual) permissions on the calendar. The resource delegate will have full mailbox rights to the resource and can set additional permissions as necessary.
To learn more about how to successfully work with and as a delegate please visit the delegates best practices and recommendations page.
Required for customization: Outlook Web Access through Internet Explorer on a Windows system.
Once the account has been created, the delegate can customize the settings. By default, all resources will be set to auto-accept meetings. This can be changed using Outlook Web App through Internet Explorer on a Windows system.
To change the settings, the delegate needs to:
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