Yes the uses can book directly without the meeting room mailbox being open
but the auto-reply to emailed meeting requests doesn't work. I had to use
the server scripts. I am running Exchange 5.5 perhaps in Exchange 2000 the
offline booking will work better.
> Not quite true. In Outlook 2000, users can book directly without the need
> for the calendar to be open.
> > The Tools--> Options-->Calendar Options, Resource Scheduling
> > will only work if the calendar is logged on and open.
> > If you want to auto reply to off-line request you need to setup an Auto
> > Reply Script.
> > The Web site below has information on how to set this up.
> > http://www.exchangecode.com/
> > Linnea
> > > Tools, Options, Calendar Options, Resource Scheduling.
> > > --
> > > Patricia Cardoza
> > > Microsoft Outlook MVP
> > > > Hi All,
> > > > In our office we are using Exchange 5.5 Sp4 and Outlook 2000
> > We
> > > > currently have a few mail accounts set up for the sole purpose of
> > > > resource booking (Boardroom, Meeting Room, LCD projector, etc.)
> > > Currently,
> > > > if you "invite" one of these resources to a room, you have to go
> > > their
> > > > account and accept it for them, or as is more commonly done, you go
> > > > their calendar and add the appointment.
> > > > Is there any way of allowing accounts to force-accept an appointment
> > from
> > > > another individual, or anything that can streamline this process.
> > > > Thanks.