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Hi,

I'm using Office 2007 and user Office 2003 version. I'm trying to create new Meeting request and shedule time for that person. I see that this user has all day free, but actually when i called to him, he said that he has a full day of appointments.

My question, why these appointments are not visible for me, when i'm sheduling meeting for this user?

Where is the problem and what can we try to fix this situation?

 

Best regards,

Peeter


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I've been having a problem with meeting requests where, when someone proposes
a new time, I receive this request as a NEW meeting request from the person
proposing the change - (the new request, however, has the old meeting times
shown, but struck through, right next to the new times). Simultaneously, the
original meeting request disappears (along with all the other invitees). This
is driving me crazy and has caused numerous missed meetings as nobody else
gets the update (which should happen automatically)

I've tried to replicate the problem with colleagues, but their change
requests come in fine (as proposed changes, not as new meeting requests).

Help.

Using Outlook 2003 with an Exchange server.
Problem: Some users, not all, cannot see Free/Busy schedule of attendees
when scheduling a meeting. Within the create meeting view they add people
from the GAL. When they go to the Scheduling tab to verify if those invitees
are availible they see valid data for some people they are inviting, but some
others have white field with bars indicating that no information is
availible. If a different person creates a meeting inviting the same people,
they can see the Free/Busy times for the folks that the other person, who
tried to create the meeting, could not.
What changes need to be made to assure that all users can properly see
invitees Free/Busy schedule.

I run a help desk and just had an Outlook 2003 user tell me they cannot see
meeting availability of several people starting on July 1.
I am running Outlook 2007 and to test I looked at several people too -
everyone from VP to our receptionist (varied security levels, etc). We can
see the meeting availability up until midnight on July 1, 2009 then just get
hashes (No Information) on everyone's calendars.
Any idea what's up?
I'm a domain admin and the person who brought this to my attention is a
regular domain user.
Email is on Exchange 2003.

i notice other people are having this issue to and was wondering if anyone has a permanent fix for it. I have a user who has “publishing editor” access to her bosses calendar and has access to his calendar from her outlook client. When she goes to create new meetings or change existing meetings on his calendar she frequently gets the error message "changes to the meeting cannot be saved. The meeting has been updated by another person. Close and reopen the meeting, and then make your updates." It it happens when her boss doesn't even have his outlook client open and it she doesn't get the messge all the time. Any help would be appreciated. We are running office 2007 sp1.

We have an Exchange 2003 cluster sitting on Windows Server 2003. We
have plenty of mailboxes for meeting rooms that are normal ADUC mail
enabled users, not in public folders. Our users are complaining that
they cannot see message room availability. I have tested this myself
and have found that when click on new appointment followed by
availability, and then choose a meeting room. A username / password
box immediately pops up, and does not accept my credentials. After
three attempts it says 'access denied' and so we cannot see the
meeting room calendar to ascertain availability. Is there anyway
around this in OWA or is this one of Microsoft's "features".

Thanks,

Chris

I run a help desk and just had an Outlook 2003 user tell me they cannot see
meeting availability of several people starting on July 1.
I am running Outlook 2007 and to test I looked at several people too -
everyone from VP to our receptionist (varied security levels, etc). We can
see the meeting availability up until midnight on July 1, 2009 then just get
hashes (No Information) on everyone's calendars.
Any idea what's up?
I'm a domain admin and the person who brought this to my attention is a
regular domain user.
Email is on Exchange 2003.

We have an Exchange 2003 cluster sitting on Windows Server 2003. We
have plenty of mailboxes for meeting rooms that are normal ADUC mail
enabled users, not in public folders. Our users are complaining that
they cannot see message room availability. I have tested this myself
and have found that when click on new appointment followed by
availability, and then choose a meeting room. A username / password
box immediately pops up, and does not accept my credentials. After
three attempts it says 'access denied' and so we cannot see the
meeting room calendar to ascertain availability. Is there anyway
around this in OWA or is this one of Microsoft's "features".

Thanks,

Chris

Hi,

I am using Outlook 2003.

If I am sending a meeting invite to few others in the organization and configure a meeting workspace also from Outlook, I can see all the invitees added to the meeting workspace site and mapped to Contributors role. If I forward the same invite to few others who were not part of the original invite and when they accept, they too get added to the site along with Contributors role.

But if one of my invitees forward the meeting invite to another person in the organization and the other person accepts it, those invitees are not added to the meeting workspace site at all.

What I thought was that this could be due to manage site permissions not available to the invitee who forwarded the meeting invite to others. So, before asking my invitees to forward the meeting invite to others, I added the invitees as site administrators. Even then, when my invitee forward the meeting invite to others and they accept the invite, those new invitees are not getting added to the meeting workspace site.

But having this feature is my customer's requirement - so, is there any way that I could make that possible? Or if it is just not possible in any way because of a technical reason, please let me know so that I can explain this to the customer.

Any help/pointers are greatly appreciated.

I want to preview other people's schedules quickly without clicking attendee
availability in the New meeting or New Appointment areas. Preferrably
withing two or three clicks. Any ideas on how to do this? An example of
when this may be helpful is if I want to see if someone is out of the office
for the week after they don't return my emails or calls for several days.

Trying to make a group section calendar. Outlook 2003 against Exchange
2000.

There is a public calendar under "Public Folders - All Public Folders",
I am the owner and have full rights.

When I right click on a calendar day and select "New Meeting Request",
the "Request Responses" check/uncheck option is not available under the
"Action" menu.

The "Request Responses" check/uncheck option IS availabe when I right
click and select "New Meeting Request with - "...except
that's not what I want to do (and it results in an error anyways, as
the calendar doesn't have an e-mail address)

I want to uncheck Request Responses _and_ send it to persons/groups
other than the calendar itself. Selecting "...with "
and removing from the "To:" line each time isn't going
to be acceptable to users, too many clicks.

I created a calendar entry on behalf of Mickey and sent out to attendees. I
listed the location as Room 7-3-401.
I reopened Mickey's calendar to change the location to TBD due to a conflict
in rooming.
Conflict was resolved and I reopened the calendar to reinstitute Room
7-3-401 … the message I receive is: changes to the meeting cannot be saved.
meeting has been updated by another person. close and reopen the meeting then
make your updates

I am using outlook 2003, and I have imported my contacts from another hard
drive(that was in outlook express). Now, I can see the contacts in outlook
2003, but when I create a new message and click on the to button, then I
cannot see the contacts
any help would be appreciated
thank you
Cathy

Trying to make a group section calendar. Outlook 2003 against Exchange
2000.

There is a public calendar under "Public Folders - All Public Folders",
I am the owner and have full rights.

When I right click on a calendar day and select "New Meeting Request",
the "Request Responses" check/uncheck option is not available under the
"Action" menu.

The "Request Responses" check/uncheck option IS availabe when I right
click and select "New Meeting Request with - calendar name"...except
that's not what I want to do (and it results in an error anyways, as
the calendar doesn't have an e-mail address)

I want to uncheck Request Responses _and_ send it to persons/groups
other than the calendar itself. Selecting "...with calendar name"
and removing calendar name from the "To:" line each time isn't going
to be acceptable to users, too many clicks.

I am a delegate on my boss' calendar. Lately, when I try to update a meeting
and resend it, I occasionally get a message that says that "changes to the
meeting could not be saved. The meeting has been updated by another person.
Close the meeting, then re-open it to make your changes." I do that, and it
still won't work. I cannot resend the meeting with the updated data. Any
ideas of why this is happening, and what I can do about it? We are on
Outlook 2007. Thanks!

I have my Outlook 2007 set up to view several secondary calendars from
another person. However, I cannot see one of them, even though I am set up
as an Editor on all of them, and "Folder Visible" is checked on all of them.
The others show up just fine. All the secondary calendars are "owned" by the
same person, and were created in Outlook 2003. Incidentally, I also cannot
make the user's primary calendar invisible. Thanks for any suggestions.

Hi,

I have Outlook 2003 with Exchange 2003. Currently, in order to see someone's
availability, we have to start by scheduling a meeting and including the
person as an attendee then we can see his/her free/busy time. Is there any
shortcut to do so?

Thanks in advance!

Lisa

Within Outlook 2007, when re-editing a meeting that was just saved and
closed, a box pops up stating the following:

"Changes to the meeting cannot be saved. The meeting has been updated by
another person. Close and reopen the meeting, and then make your updates"

I found one reference to this so far and the fix has been to re-open Outlook
each time the error prompts which, I guess, is better than restarting the
computer .....

Hi,

I have Outlook 2003 with Exchange 2003. Currently, in order to see someone's
availability, we have to start by scheduling a meeting and including the
person as an attendee then we can see his/her free/busy time. Is there any
shortcut to do so?

Thanks in advance!

Lisa

I saw how you walked another person through this and was wondering if you could help me... I am right clicking on the "calendar folder" and it does not give me the option to "add"... any other suggestions?

Brian Tillman wrote:

Re: Calendar not showing in 'My Calendars'
30-Mar-07

Austin Powers wrote:

Look down at the bottom of the Navigation Pane. See those buttons ddown
there? One will be labeled "Mail", one "Calendar", one "Contacts", one
"Tasks", etc. One will show an icon of a folder. Hover your mouse over it
and you will see a tooltip displaying "Folder List". Click that button.
That will show you all your folders in the Navigation Pane. Right-click the
Calendar folder. Can you select "Add to My Calendars"?
--
Brian Tillman

Previous Posts In This Thread:

On Wednesday, March 28, 2007 12:08 PM
Austin Powers wrote:

Calendar not showing in 'My Calendars'
When I click on the Calendar button (in the left window pane) at the top it
shows 'My Calendars'. In 'May Calendars it shows:

Calendar in Archive Folder
Calendar (backup)

However, it doesn't show Calendar. To see Calendar I have to right-mouse
click on Calendar and select 'Open in New Window'.

How do I get calendar to show in 'My Calendars'?

Thanks.

On Wednesday, March 28, 2007 2:31 PM
Brian Tillman wrote:

Re: Calendar not showing in 'My Calendars'
Austin Powers wrote:

There should be no way to exclude you default calendar from the My Calendar
area. When displaying the Folder List, can you right-click your default
calendar and choose "Add to My Calendars"?
--
Brian Tillman

On Wednesday, March 28, 2007 4:52 PM
Austin Powers wrote:

If I right-mouse click on 'Calendar' (in the left pane) the right-mouse menu
If I right-mouse click on 'Calendar' (in the left pane) the right-mouse menu
shows:

Open in New Window
Navigation Pane options.

Those are the only options available.

On Thursday, March 29, 2007 8:31 AM
Brian Tillman wrote:

Re: Calendar not showing in 'My Calendars'
I do not mean the Calendar button at the bottom of the Navigation Pane, I
mean the Calendar folder itself. Use the Folder List view to see it.
--
Brian Tillman

On Friday, March 30, 2007 8:59 AM
Austin Powers wrote:

I'm confused. Where and /or what is the 'Folder List you refer to?
I am confused. Where and /or what is the 'Folder List you refer to? is it
the 'My Calendars' area in the top left hand corner of Outlook 2003?

Thanks.

On Friday, March 30, 2007 9:51 AM
Brian Tillman wrote:

Re: Calendar not showing in 'My Calendars'
Austin Powers wrote:

Look down at the bottom of the Navigation Pane. See those buttons ddown
there? One will be labeled "Mail", one "Calendar", one "Contacts", one
"Tasks", etc. One will show an icon of a folder. Hover your mouse over it
and you will see a tooltip displaying "Folder List". Click that button.
That will show you all your folders in the Navigation Pane. Right-click the
Calendar folder. Can you select "Add to My Calendars"?
--
Brian Tillman

On Sunday, April 01, 2007 12:55 AM
Austin Powers wrote:

Thant seems to have done the trick. Many thanks.
Thant seems to have done the trick. Many thanks.

On Sunday, April 01, 2007 8:48 PM
Brian Tillman wrote:

Re: Calendar not showing in 'My Calendars'
Glad to hear it. You're welcome.
--
Brian Tillman

On Monday, June 25, 2007 6:28 AM
Patz wrote:

I have same problem in Outlook 2007, but there is no option in menu that add
I have same problem in Outlook 2007, but there is no option in menu that add
my calendars..

"Brian Tillman" wrote:

On Monday, June 25, 2007 12:26 PM
Brian Tillman wrote:

Re: Calendar not showing in 'My Calendars'
Sorry, but I have no idea what this means. Start a new thread and explain
in detail.
--
Brian Tillman

On Monday, June 25, 2007 12:53 PM
John Strongosky wrote:

Attachment Question.
Have a user that possed the below question and I cant seem to find the
answer to, other that its the format of the email.

Why does the attchemnet go in the body of the email using rich text and in
the attachment line using html or plain text?....

john

On Monday, June 25, 2007 1:24 PM
Sue Mosher [MVP-Outlook] wrote:

Because the nature of HTML and plain text messages is such that they do =not
Because the nature of HTML and plain text messages is such that they do =
not support inline attachments. If you look at the raw content of all =
three types in, say, Gmail or Outlook Express, the technical differences =
become clearer.=20

--=20
Sue Mosher, Outlook MVP
Author of Microsoft Outlook 2007 Programming:
Jumpstart for Power Users and Administrators
http://www.outlookcode.com/article.aspx?id=3D54=20

"John Strongosky" wrote in message =
news:MpSfi.83$G4.27433@okeanos.csu.net...
the=20
and in=20

On Monday, June 25, 2007 1:39 PM
John Strongosky wrote:

Re: Attachment Question.
Sue, thank for the response.

"Sue Mosher [MVP-Outlook]" wrote in message
news:%23$ars20tHHA.1164@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
Because the nature of HTML and plain text messages is such that they do not
support inline attachments. If you look at the raw content of all three
types in, say, Gmail or Outlook Express, the technical differences become
clearer.

--
Sue Mosher, Outlook MVP
Author of Microsoft Outlook 2007 Programming:
Jumpstart for Power Users and Administrators
http://www.outlookcode.com/article.aspx?id=54

"John Strongosky" wrote in message
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On Tuesday, June 26, 2007 2:58 AM
Patz wrote:

I use Outlook 2007.
I use Outlook 2007.
When I click on the Calendar button (in the navigation pane) at the midle it
shows 'My Calendars'. Before there was in My Calendars group my own
calendar but now it's missing. How can I add my own calendar to that 'My
Calendars' group?

However, if I go it Folder list (in the navigation pane) my calendar exists
there. If I click right-mouse in Folder List option in menu there is no
option 'add my calendars'.

Thanks.

"Brian Tillman" wrote:

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I have my Outlook 2007 set up to view several secondary calendars from
another person. However, I cannot see one of them, even though I am set up
as an Editor on all of them, and "Folder Visible" is checked on all of them.
The others show up just fine. All the secondary calendars are "owned" by the
same person, and were created in Outlook 2003. Incidentally, I also cannot
make the user's primary calendar invisible. Thanks for any suggestions.

Our users (including myself) cannot see email that I am receiving from "outside" of my domain from Outlook and/or OWA. However, I can send and receive mail "within" my domain without any problems whatsoever. I can also send email outside my domain and people are getting my messages. When they reply to the message, or even send new messages to any of my users, I can watch the traffic go through the firewall and I can see it being delivered to my back-end exchange server - and to make matters worse, the mailbox count in ESM "total items" incriments with each new message. When I look at my server queues everything has a green circle with a check box in it - so nothing is hanging either.
So you probably want to know the details of my network. I have a Windows 2003 domain (with a couple of DC's) and a back-end Exchange 2003 server. I removed the front-end exchange server from the network to narrow down the problem. I also removed the antivirus software for fear that it was filtering messages and not giving them to me. I even thought that maybe it was an Outlook (2003) issue so I started using OWA but that didn't help either. So needless to say, I have absolutely no idea what is causing this...other than maybe this was caused by some attemps from our new entry to mid-level system administrator to use EXMERGE and then either hosed permissions, active directory, DNS or all of the above. I know permissions where changed some where along the line to determine if that was why EXMERGE wouldn't import the PST's into users mailboxes.
It's almost as if users only have enough permissions to see/read messages from within their domain but do not have the proper access/permissions to see email items that arrive from outside their domain. It's literally like the exchange server has split itself into two pieces and we're only allowed to view the messages in our inbox that came from "within" my domain but not the emails that came from "outside" of my domain. I have a bunch of various error messages from event viewer that I'll list below. I'll be honest, I have not gone through all of them thoroughly yet...but I plan to over the weekend because my email server must be up by Monday morning.
 
So here you go:
1024 - MSExchangeIS Public St
2103 - MSExchangeDSAccess
8252 - MSExchangeAL
8213 - MSExchangeFBPublish
1005 - MSExchangeSA
2104 - MSExchangeDSAccess
1022 - MSExchangeIS Mailbox
9548 - MSExchangeIS
326 MSExchange Transport
 
Thanks in advance to any exchange guru that is sharp enough to fix this issue!
 
-Craig

Hi,

With Outlook 2003/Exchange 2003, when I go to the calendar, set up a new meeting, click on the "Scheduling" tab, and then add an attendee, I can see their free/busy information if the meeting is in 2008, but if the meeting is in 2009 all I see are the "no information" bars with the diagonal lines. The change from being able to see free/busy to not being able to is right at the point where the year changes. Prior to Jan 1, 2009: no problem. Jan 1, 2009 or later: "no information".

Also, this is not just happening to me. It appears to be happening to everyone in the office. (We are all using the same version of Outlook and connecting to the same Exchange server.)

Any ideas how I can fix this?

A user has received a meeting invitation from another person at another company. This meeting has been cancelled. At the moment the user has two mails in the inbox which cannot be deleted. First the initial invitation and second the cancellation.
When the user tries to delete those two mails the error 'unknown error occurred' appears.

How can I delete those two meeting invitations in the inbox of that user?

I have created a public folder calendar. I have set the permissions for the users as author using the distribution list that they are all in. When we create a new meeting in our own calendars we can invite the public folder calendar but cannot see the any of the meetings that are existing within the calendar. I just get the small diagonal stripes. I dont really want to create a seperate calendar for this as it works fine in our small company except for this small problem. Can any one help.Thanks in advance.
Lee


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