Saturday, October 18, 2008

Exchange Availability Service

Free/Busy Tutorial:

The availability serive replaced the free/busy PF from Exchange 2003. To see how many availability services exist:

Basically, Exchange publishes the availability service through a Service Connection Point in Active Directory. The location of the Service Connection Point is in the serviceBindingInformation attribute on the following object:
CN=DC1,CN=Autodiscover,CN=Protocols,CN=DC1,CN=Servers,CN=Exchange Administrative Group (FYDIBOHF23SPDLT),CN=Administrative Groups,CN=Litware Inc,CN=Microsoft Exchange,CN=Services,CN=Configuration,DC=litwareinc,DC=com

Test the Exchange Availability Service:
Test-OutlookWebServices -TargetAddress:

If the service is not functioning, it's easy to rebuild: