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Disabling meeting update notification in Exchange 2007 / Exchange 2010

It took me a while to figure out whether this is a problem to troubleshoot or if this is by design. Here is the scenario.

User B is User A’s delegate. All messages received by User A has been set to be forwarded to User B.

When User A organizes a meeting with any user, this gets forwarded too.

But when User B forwards the same meeting request to any email ID, user A Receives this message:

From: Microsoft Exchange On Behalf Of User B
Sent: Date and Time
To: User A
Subject: Meeting Forward Notification: Updated: Subject

Your meeting was forwarded

User B has forwarded your meeting request to additional recipients.

Meeting
Updated: Subject

 

Meeting Time
Date and Time

 

Recipients
testuser@msexchangeguru.com

All times listed are in the following time zone: (GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)

Sent by Microsoft Exchange Server 2007

Environment:

Exchange 2007 (latest Service Packs)

Cause

This is by design in Exchange 2007 / 2010 / 2013

Resolution:

We can disable the meeting forwarders by running the following cmdlet:

Set-MailboxCalendarSettings -Identity Alias -RemoveForwardedMeetingNotifications $true

In the above cmdlet: Alias is the alias name for UserA.

The above command disables the notifications that are generated to User A’s mailbox and is performed on a per user level.

########UPDATE##########

For Exchange 2010 / 2013 use the cmdlet:

Get-CalendarProcessing ratish| fl

To disable:

Set-CalendarProcessing ratish -RemoveForwardedMeetingNotifications $True

Ratish Nair
MVP Exchange
Team @MSExchangeGuru

6 Responses to “Disabling meeting update notification in Exchange 2007 / Exchange 2010”

  1. Sunder Rajan Says:

    Good Job..

    Both of you Rock 🙂

    Thanks
    Sunder

  2. Exchange Geek Says:

    http://msexchangegeek.com/2009/04/29/sending-meeting-from-blackberry-returns-a-message-that-your-message-was-forwarded-by-besadmin/

  3. Jerry Says:

    Hi. Good post. Out of interest and in case i changed my mind once doing this If I wanted to reenable this would I run the same command but with $false at the end?

  4. Ratish Sekhar Says:

    You guessed it right Jerry.

  5. Peter Says:

    Ive subscribed to your website. Magnificent article and speedy solution!

  6. Cassie Says:

    I’ve been surfing on-line more than three hours for this issue and you showed me how to resolve it in 2minutes. Thank you guys.

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