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Resource Account Permissions Challenges (Short Version)

This article applies to: Resource Accounts


Microsoft provides several ways to grant sharing permissions. Some work better than others. Some cause problems.

We recommend the following when you are working with Resource accounts:

Use the Exchange Account Manager (EAM) to set Access permission for someone who needs full access to the entire Exchange account. This includes both calendar and email folders.

Take me to the Exchange Account Manager.

  • Use the Exchange Account Manager to set calendar sharing permissions (Reviewer, Author, Editor).
  • Do NOT use Outlook or Outlook on the Web to set sharing permissions on Resource accounts.

This is the short version of this topic. See Resource Account Permissions Challenges for a more complete description.

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