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This document gives service account owners the information they need to add a new user to a service account after migration to Exchange (Outlook).

REQUESTING A NEW SERVICE ACCOUNT

Form to:  request a new service account.


Section 1: Delegating Access to Your Service Account

  1. From your Outlook email screen, click the File tab at the top of the screen.
  2. Click the Account Settings drop-down button.
  3. Click Delegate Access. The Delegates window will open.

Click Add.

  1. In the Search window, type the last name of the person to whom you are granting access to the service account.
  2. Double-click the person’s name from the list below the Search window.

Click OK.

  1. Set the desired permission level you wish to grant for each of the functions listed.

(From this window, you may allow access to the service account Inbox, Calendar, Tasks, Contacts, Notes and Journal.)

  1. Check the box beside ‘Automatically send a message to the delegate summarizing these permissions.

Click OK.

 Section 2: Granting Visibility Access to Your Service Account Users

  1. Restart Outlook and log in to your service account.
  2. Right-click your account name and click Folder Permissions.

Click Add.

  In the Search window, type the last name of the user you wish to which you wish to delegate access.

  1. Double-click the user’s name from the list that appears below the Search field.

Click OK.

  1. In the Permissions list, highlight the user that you just added.
  2. Check the box next to Folder visible.

Click OK.

Contact the user to let them know they can now follow the instructions in the document “Adding a Service Account Mailbox to Your Outlook Account.”

Section 3: Sharing Folders to Your Service Account Users

  1. Right-click the service account’s email address, listed above the Inbox and email folders. (Tip: Look below the Favorites area.)
  2. Click Folder Permissions.
  3. Click the Permissions tab in the window that opens.

Click Add.

  1. In the Search field, type the last name of the person to whom you are granting access to your email folders.
  2. Double-click the person’s name from the list below the Search window.

Click OK.

  1. At the top of the Permissions tab, make sure the correct user is highlighted. (This is the person to whom you are granting folder access.)
  2. Click the Permission Level drop-down button.

Click OK. The user will now have access to your email folders.

 

What are Permission Levels?

There are several different Permission Levels you can choose from when delegating calendar or folder access to another user. Descriptions of the rights granted at each of these levels are detailed below.

  • Owner: Allows full rights to the user's calendar or folder, including assigning permissions. It is recommended not to assign this role to anyone.
  • Publishing Editor: Create, read, edit, and delete all items; create subfolders.
  • Editor: Create, read, edit, and delete all items.
  • Publishing Author: Create and read items; create subfolders; edit and delete items created by the user.
  • Author: Create and read items; edit and delete items they've created.
  • No editing Author: Create and read items; delete items created by the user.
  • Reviewer: Read items.
  • Contributor: Create items.
  • Free/Busy time: Shows only as Free or Busy on your calendar. No details are provided.
  • None: No permissions are set for the selected user on the specified calendar or folder.
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