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I have Exchange 2003 on Microsoft SBS 2003. One of our users (Assistant) updates calendar of other user (Director), or the Director updates his calendar himself. The problem is that delays before Assistant can see Director entries and vice versa is very long (they claim that even 1 day but it's hard to believe...). Is there a way to force sync to be instant? One user users Office 2007 and the other one Office 2003 but soon to be changed to Office 2010. They also use external devices (smartphones).

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There's no syncing involved. If the assistant opens the director's calendar and creates an item, then that item is created in the directors calendar. Where are these items being created from, Outlook or the smartphone? –  joeqwerty Jul 7 '11 at 18:42
Outlook. Assistant works with his calendar from her's Outlook. –  MadBoy Jul 8 '11 at 5:25
Exactly, it's his calendar. When she opens his calendar she's opening his calendar. Any items created in his calendar are in his calendar, not hers. There's no syncing involved. After she creates an item, how is he trying to view it? From Outlook, OWA, smartphone? –  joeqwerty Jul 8 '11 at 13:35
Everything is getting done thru Outlook. They were entering stuff (he was entering stuff in his calendar and she was entering stuff in his calendar from her outlook) and they claimed it wasn't showing up for loooong time. But when i went there and asked them to show me they said: as always it's working without problems when you are here so the problem seems to be gone. I guess your answer there's no syncing is correct so post it as answer and I should accept it. –  MadBoy Jul 10 '11 at 18:51
Go figure, huh?. The user can't show symptoms of the problem. Chalk it up to PEBKAC. –  joeqwerty Jul 11 '11 at 15:02

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