Sunday, October 23, 2016

Microsoft Exchange Free/Busy

Good read:  The Hybrid Mesh: why free/busy is broken and what you can do about it.

If you have any external free/busy relationships configured things can get complicated in Exchange.  In truth outside of Exchange they can get almost impossible (props to Zimbra for its efforts on Exchange free/busy integration).

The short answer is that it gets really complicated (basic reason: in email systems where calendaring is an after-thought, free/busy is an after thought to the after thought).

Follow the instructions therein to have any hope of making it work,