Free/busy architecture in Outlook and Exchange (white paper)

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Topic Last Modified: 2016-11-14

The purpose of this white paper is to:

  • Help users understand the structure of the free/busy data in Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Exchange.

  • Describe the free/busy publishing and retrieval process used by Outlook and Exchange.

  • Provide troubleshooting methodologies for the free/busy feature.

This white paper should only be used in the context of troubleshooting free/busy retrieval or publishing problems in Outlook or Exchange. It should not be used for purposes of developing applications that utilize free/busy information.

Download this white paper as a Microsoft Office Word document (.doc).

Free/Busy Architecture in Outlook and Exchange (