Posts Tagged ‘scheduling’

Protected: LRC calendars requirements and configuration management

2014/07/15 Enter your password to view comments.

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MS-Exchange and Outlook enable managing scheduling of 100+ functional resources

High-level Reporting: clip_image004[5]

Also, it is easy to manage calendars by  group calendars, e.g.


Creation of calendar groups is also easy via the outlook address book:


It is Outlook (Desktop) currently only (not Exchange 2010 OWA) that allows for High-level Reporting. And even here, there are limitations:



Can’t rename default folder names for Room and resource mailboxes with MFCMAPI

  1. To get the MS-Exchange calendar ICS to include a name line other than “X-WR-CALNAME:Calendar” (which, when trying to aggregate calendars, does not play well with other mailbox calendars also emitted by MS-Exchange with default name )
  2. when trying to follow the renaming instructions here using MFCMAPI (which seem however for personal mailboxes, not the different folder hierarchy: “information store”).
  3. I only get  this 0x8004011b mapi_e_corrupt_data (would have kind of surprised me they had let me mess with MS-Exchange, this is not PST world anymore):  renaming default folder names in room and resource mailboxes with mfcmapi fails
  4. Is there another way to rename room/resource mailbox calendars? Seems like not. But there is a recommended feedback form for this (or is this for office online only, not for exchange on premise?).

If MS-Exchange room mailbox does not auto-decline, but forwards conflicting requests

  1. This room should auto-decline conflicting requests, but forwards them:
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  3. If you log in as the room and look under Options / See more options / Settings / Resource:
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  5. You see that 433d has it wrong here:
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  7. 434 has it set correctly:
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Protected: Facilitating equipment circulation and room booking with website calendar aggregation?

2014/01/29 Enter your password to view comments.

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Current LRC equipment circulation training for Film students (Office365)

Managing responses when organizing workshops with meeting requests

You can use “copy status to clipboard”


to move to and manage in excel:



Use an excel table autofilter to drill down to the actual participants:



and paste them right back into an outlook message:


Outlook can handle that (“check names”):