How to assign calendar permissions : Office 365

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When it comes to Office 365, the administration has become a whole lot of easier for even for newbies. 

Technical tasks like mailbox delegation, message tracing can be done quite easily using the GUI-Based interface of Office 365 Exchange online. Although mailbox delegation has been made pretty convenient with O365, the clarity in level of permissions is still missing. For example – Say a user requires only calendar access permissions for his manager’s account, this is not yet possible with the GUI mode.

Powershell to the rescue –  

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Powershell comes handy in this case, a simple command can be used to assign permissions to user for calendar only – 

Set-MailboxFolderPermission [email protected]:\Calendar -user [email protected] -accessrights Owner

In above example – Jon Mice gets calendar access of John Doe with full rights.

Levels of permissions – 

Author: Create and read items and files, and modify and delete items and files you create.

Editor: Create, read, modify, and delete all items and files.

Owner: Create, read, modify, and delete all items and files, and create sub-folders. As the folder owner, you can change the permission levels others have for the folder. (Does not apply to delegates.)

Did you face any other issues while using O365, or if this post helped you,  let us know in the comments section..

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