Creating Custom Resources for room and equipment mailboxes in Exchange Server 2007

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Hello folks,

I’ve been seeing some doubts about Custom Resources in Exchange Server 2007.. Then… I realize that it is time to write something about it.

By default all Resource mailboxes have a tab called Resource Information, as it follows:

Then, when we click on Add there is nothing, so time to start our own Custom Resources.. We are able to create custom resources using ONLY the Exchange Management Shell.

Visualizing the Custom Resources..


 Creating Custom Resources..

$resource = Get-resourceconfig 


Set-ResourceConfig -Instance $resource

Removing Custom Resources..

$resource = Get-ResourceConfig
Note: We can use only Room and Equipment before the "/"
Set-ResourceConfig -Instance $resource

Visualizing Custom Resources…

Visualizing the custom resources created for the Equipment mailboxes

Visualizing the custom resources created for the Room mailboxes 

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Best Regards,
Anderson Patricio

Written by Anderson Patricio

Anderson Patricio

Anderson Patricio is a Canadian MVP in Cloud and Datacenter Management, and Office Server and Services, besides the Microsoft Award he also holds a Solutions Master (MCSM) in Exchange and several other certifications. Anderson has been contributing to the Microsoft Community with articles, tutorials, blog posts, twitter, forums and book reviews. He is a regular contributor here at,, and Anderson (Portuguese).