How can I perform a manual free/busy check?
The meeting scheduling function in Outlook cannot find any free/busy information for the specified user.
This procedure does not necessarily resolve any problems but it does perform a manual test to determine whether the WorkgroupShare free/busy server is working as expected.
To do a manual free/busy query, open Internet Explorer and type the following on the address bar:-
Where you will need to enter the computer name or IP address of your server and the mailbox part (the bit before the @ symbol) of the users email address. Press Enter twice to display the data correctly aligned.
The results should look something like:-
This shows the start and end date of the whole query and the start and end dates and times of each busy period. This includes any private entries, in that particular calendar, that are marked as busy. Each FREEBUSY entry describes a busy period as follows