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I would like to do two things with meeting rooms in SharePoint 2010:

  • Search them (scope to resources only)

  • Book them (Add them as an option to avaliable/busy in a SharePoint calendar)

I have tried searching but haven't found anything specific enough to my request.

Setup/Sync

We have them setup in Exchange right now, and have the associated Active Directory account, but I am unsure how to 'separate' these from normal people profiles when Profile Sync pulls them over to SharePoint.

Search

I also would like to setup a page that will perform a search for only room information. Is there a way to scope this search to only show items that are resources (basically rooms, but projectors and other things would appear here too).

Booking Calendar

Is there a way to pull up a list of only rooms/resources when attempting to book in a SharePoint calendar? Will I need a list populated with rooms or is there some other method to do this?

Thanks very much for any links and direction you can give me!

~~Kolten

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Possible duplicate question sharepoint.stackexchange.com/questions/30056/… –  Hugh Wood Jun 11 '13 at 15:33
    
No that link does not describe at all what I am looking for, sorry. I am looking to utilize our "resources" in Active Directory and implement them into a SharePoint Calendar, not a simple 3rd party solution that uses Lists to do the same. –  Kolten Jun 12 '13 at 16:01

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Here's one solution (3rd party developer) : http://www.eastbanctech.com/conference-rooms-reservation-solution-for-sharepoint-integrating-sharepoint-with-exchange/

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