Exchange 2010 and Exchange 2007 support mailboxes that are configured to represent rooms that can be added to meeting requests. Equipment mailboxes are a further mailbox variation that can be attached to rooms to represent the various items that support meetings in the room such as whiteboards, projectors, and tables. Although all mailboxes occupy space in databases, room and equipment mailboxes are differentiated through the type assigned to the mailboxes and the properties that you can set on the mailboxes. Collectively, room and equipment mailboxes are referred to as resource mailboxes.
Resource mailboxes have disabled Windows accounts. To create a separation between normal user accounts and resource mailboxes, it’s a ...