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A user in my office created a shared calendar on our public folder in outlook, they have set everyone up as an author but I need to add another user as author and they are out of the office for four weeks. For security reasons, I cannot get the owners password so I am wondering if anyone knows a workaround to change these permissions from the exchange server.


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Open EMC, navigate to "TOOLS" sub-tree, connect to the server, if not connected already, find the appropriate calendar/folder and adjust permissions as necessary.

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Thanks for the reply I have tried that, but the tool does not allow you to adjust permissions. – JJJJNR Jun 26 '12 at 16:21
Right click on the folder, properties, permissions tab. Or right-click, Manage Settings and assign permissions through there. Have you validated that you have the appropriate rights when performing those tasks? – Vick Vega Jun 26 '12 at 17:07
HI Vick, I don't seem to have the correct access rights, even though I am logged into the server with an acc which is part of the admin/local admin/exchange admin/domain admin – JJJJNR Jun 27 '12 at 15:19
Google for "Exchange Management rights" or "Public Folders full management rights" – Vick Vega Jun 27 '12 at 16:23

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