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Issue with accepting calendar invitations on a BlackBerry device

Hello all:

I have been looking for an answer to this issue on the internet, with no success. We recently added a Exchange 2007 to our network. After several days of configuring it, we decided it was time to remove the last (and only) 2003 Exchange server.
We also use BlackBerry devices to access the Exchange services on the go (No BES server).
After removing the 2003 server, when someone invites another person to a meeting using the calendar, person B would receive that on his BlackBerry and will try to accept it. After doing so, person B would get an email with the error "Message included an invalid email address", and the appoint would remain unaccepted.
Using either Outlook or OWA will work just fine.

I would appreciate is someone could shed some light on this matter, and maybe point me in the right direction so I can find the cause of this issue.
Please let me know if you need further information.

Thank you in advance for reading this!

Best regards.


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I'd like to be able to use the GAL and an additional contact list for email
purposes while using a blackberry or other mobile device.

Can you have multiple contact lists on a blackberry device?
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alvin

Hello,

We have recently shifted our Blackberry users to Exchange 2007. Now when someone sends an email calendar invitation to the Blackberry user, this user gets the email. But the email does not give the option of Accept or Decline of the invitation to the user on the Blackberry device. He gets these options when he see the inivitation in outlook.

Please let me know how to proceed for the same.

When I send a message with voting option on to a blackberry device, there is
no option to appove or reject. Should be like accepting a meeting notice. How
does this work?

When I send a message with voting option on to a blackberry device, there is
no option to appove or reject. Should be like accepting a meeting notice. How
does this work?

Hello,
My mail server is Exchange 2007 SP1.I'm using Outlook 2007 on Citrix XenApp (PRF script).I've got a strange issue with shared calendars. My users lost their shared calendars 's access on outlook closing. They need to validate the mail to gain access on every outlook startup.
Have any ideas?
KR


Hello,

Is it possible to have a public calendar map on a exchange server 2007 and synchronize this map and the items with outlook 2011 for MAC public map browser?

Hope to hear from you.

Mattie Peeters

Hi Everyone,

I've been 'googling' this issue and have not found a definitive answer
to my problem. Perhaps there is no solution but I would like to know
that for sure.

I have someone using iCal 2.1 and iMail 2.1 on a Mac OS X computer. He
tries to send out calendar invitations to me. I'm using Outlook 2003
connected to an Exchange 2003 SP 2 server.

I get an email with an attachment, which Outlook seems to detect as a
calendar item, because it shows the attachment with a calendar icon. I
double-click the icon and the calendar item opens with the time of the
meeting, location and some notes. However, I cannot Accept the meeting
and thus add it to my calendar, because the 'Accept', 'Tentative',
'Decline', and 'Propose New Time' buttons are greyed out and there is
a message below these buttons saying: "This meeting is not in the
Calendar; it may have been moved or deleted."

Please note I have ticked that 'Adjust for daylight saving time'
checkbox in the Timezone options, in Calendar options.

Any help is much appreciated!

I don't know if any of you have the ability to test this scenario, but
if so - please try this:

1. Using Outlook 2007 on a system that is fully patched for DST 2007 on
an Exchange Server 2003 that is fully patched for DST 2007 (OS and CDO),
publish your calendar to a webdav folder.

2. Using a Mac with DST patches (10.4.8 and Office 11.3.4), subscribe
to the calendar from iCal.

3. Check meetings that are recurring.

Specifically, check meetings that are recurring and were originated from
a different time zone than what you are in.

I have observed the following behavior:

- I was invited to meetings by users in the Eastern time zone. I am in
Central, all zones set correctly, all patches loaded.

- The meetings were recurring meetings.

- Meetings were accepted and responses were sent.

- Calendar was published to a webdav folder on a server.

- iCal was used to subscribe to the calendar.

Noted behavior: all RECURRING meetings that originated from the Eastern
time zone now show incorrectly on iCal as starting an hour earlier than
they should. This gets really bizarre when other meetings from other
users in the same time zone as me have meetings that are displaying
correctly.

- Using tzmove.exe did not resolve the issue.

I know it's somewhat bizarre, but it seems there is either a problem
with Outlook 2007's publishing of the calendar or the Mac's handling of
the DST issue when meetings originate from another time zone, regardless
of all patches being loaded.

Can anyone confirm or deny or offer ideas?

--Jason

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Jason Miller
MCSA + Messaging, MCSE

We're having an issue with the calendar in Outlook 2003 where users will get
the following message when attempting to accept a meeting invitation...

"The function cannot be performed because the object has been deleted"

The meeting is still active and has not been deleted. Was wondering if
anyone had seen this before.

XP Professional SP2, Outlook 2003. As far as I can tell, all users who have
reported this issue are also Blackberry users.

Thanks for any thoughts!

I am running Outlook 2002 on one machine with XP. In the past I have
received invites for calendar appointments in my Inbox and always had a menu
that allowed me to accept or reject, etc. Now I get calendar invites from
various people, all running Outlook, and they appear as a simple text in my
inbox with topc and date; they do not have response tabs or menus, and no way
to automatically stick in my calendar. Its like outlook suddenly doesn't know
they are calendar invites. Yet, my Blackberry recognizes the same messages
as invites. When I create a calendar event and invite others, I get the
acceptance emails back--so it seems my Outlook is sending invites OK, not
just receiving them.

How do I fix?

Many thanks,

Rob, a novice

I am running Outlook 2002 on one machine with XP. In the past I have
received invites for calendar appointments in my Inbox and always had a menu
that allowed me to accept or reject, etc. Now I get calendar invites from
various people, all running Outlook, and they appear as a simple text in my
inbox with topc and date; they do not have response tabs or menus, and no way
to automatically stick in my calendar. Its like outlook suddenly doesn't know
they are calendar invites.

Funny, when I create a calendar event and invite others, I get the
acceptance emails back--so it seems my Outlook is sending invites OK, not
just receiving them. How do I fix?

Many thanks,

Rob, a novice

Okay - here's an annoying question.
I know you can set up Outlook to auto-accept meeting requests and
cancellations, so that even if Outlook isn't running, the invitation is
accepted.

My question is: if a user sets this up properly on a Windows desktop using
an Outlook client, confirms it to be functional in THAT scenario and then
never uses Outlook again (they want to use a Linux desktop/email client),
will the invitations continue to be accepted and show up in the calendar they
are accessing via IMAP and the Linux client?

Thanks for any comments. And yes, I know...they should just deal with it.

Dave

Basically it’s all to do with Calendar entries.

If a calendar entry is sent to somebody and they acknowledge it on a device
then the appointment does not eventually get replicated back to Outlook. I
will explain more in a scenario.

Person A sends Person B an appointment for 6th December at 10am.

Person B picks up invite on their device. Person B accepts the invite on
their device and synchronises their device.

Person B can see appoint appointment on their device – no problem.

Person B now synchronises their laptop with Exchange and no appointment
appears.

However – if Person B logs onto webmail they are able to see the appointment.

I have also been advised that Outlook also displays the reminder for the
appointment (despite it not showing) but am unable to confirm whether this is
true or not.

Any ideas?

Regards

M.C.

Hi all,

I have a user who is having two different issues with her Outlook calendar.
She is using a Windows XP operating system with Outlook 2003 on an Exchange
2003 server. She is an office assistant so she is a delegate for other users
and has a view of multiple calendars from her Outlook. Following are the
issues:

1. She all of a sudden is seeing gmail appointments in her Outlook calendar.
Only one user has a gmail account but those calendar appointments do not
appear in that user's Outlook account. They only appear in the office
assistant's calendar.

2. Sometimes when one of the users who she is a delegate for accepts a
meeting, it displays as if she (the office assistant) has accepted the
meeting and not the original acceptor.

Does anyone have any useful information on what may be going on here and how
to resolve these issues? I would be greatly appreciative if anyone could shed
some light!

Thanks,
LaurenM

Hi all,

I have a user who is having two different issues with her Outlook calendar.
She is using a Windows XP operating system with Outlook 2003 on an Exchange
2003 server. She is an office assistant so she is a delegate for other users
and has a view of multiple calendars from her Outlook. Following are the
issues:

1. She all of a sudden is seeing gmail appointments in her Outlook calendar.
Only one user has a gmail account but those calendar appointments do not
appear in that user's Outlook account. They only appear in the office
assistant's calendar.

2. Sometimes when one of the users who she is a delegate for accepts a
meeting, it displays as if she (the office assistant) has accepted the
meeting and not the original acceptor.

Does anyone have any useful information on what may be going on here and how
to resolve these issues? I would be greatly appreciative if anyone could shed
some light!

Thanks,
LaurenM

At my last company I used Calendar (Outlook 2003) invites all the
time. I would create the event in my calendar and invite customers to
those and all would be good with the world. They would receive a
calendar artifact that allowed them to accept or reject the meeting
request or propose a new time.

Now I'm with a new company and when I send Calendar (Outlook 2007)
invites the same way and they arrive at my recipient's email folder as
a plain text email. No "accept" button, no "reject" button, or
anything else that I would expect, just a plain email text. I sent a
calendar invite to my personal email that I use Outlook to read and
the same thing comes across:

From: John Doe [mailto:

Hello all,

I know that there is a feature to auto-accept your calendar invites - but I
want to see if there is a better way - or ensure that what we are trying to
achieve that this feature will work for us.

Insight: All of our conference rooms are set up in active directory as
users. Our current situation has the reception - looking at all the
conference rooms to ensure there is no conflicts - as some people still do
not check availability.

What we would like to do is free up this task for the receptionist. In an
ideal world wwe would like to see:

My ideal situation would be the following:

1. Firm Member plans a meeting and includes a conference room as an invitee.
2a. The conference room is free and sends an auto accept.

OR

2b. The conference room is full and a decline is sent out with an auto
message saying "There is a conflict in this room, please contact the Service
Center if you need help rescheduling" Or something to that affect.

Please let me know if this is possible - or you have a better solution.

THanks.

D.

I just got a blackberry and to use it need to use a PIM so I'm using outlook
but having some problems. The cell numbers were imported from my old phone to
the blackberry and I then syncrhonized which I was able to resolve some
issues with field mapping but some remain.

1. None of the numbers have the hyphens that appear automatically but appear
as a continual string of numbers. I don't have the time to manually correct
each one. Is there a way to add the hyphens to all of them automatically?
They appear in the bberry and Outlook the same way so fixing them in Outlook
will fix them in the bberry.

2. On that same note a number of them have no area code becuase their local
and were never programmed with an AC. So instead of a 10 digit number their
7. Is there a way to automatically add the area code to everyone that doesn't
have rather then doing it manually?

Basically I'm asking can you edit many numbers in Outlook after they in the
system without changing each manually? Thanks

I have a Few users that are using IPhones. Some of them are seeing issues
with the Calendars not sychronizing all the Meeting Items. This seems random
as far as which Appointments. Some were accepted in Outlook and do not show
up on the IPhone calendar. These users are on different exchange servers.
Some are on Exchange 2003 SP2 while others are on Exchange 2007. The only
consistant thing is the fac that they are both going through the same front
end Exchange 2007 Hub server.

I have a Few users that are using IPhones. Some of them are seeing issues
with the Calendars not sychronizing all the Meeting Items. This seems random
as far as which Appointments. Some were accepted in Outlook and do not show
up on the IPhone calendar. These users are on different exchange servers.
Some are on Exchange 2003 SP2 while others are on Exchange 2007. The only
consistant thing is the fac that they are both going through the same front
end Exchange 2007 Hub server.


i have a situation where a user sends out an invitation to a meeting using outlook. up until the point where the invitation is accepted, the item can be accessed via owa and synced w/activesync. after the invitation has been accepted, owa and activesync are no longer able to access the calendar entry - i get http/1.1 500 Internal Server Error in owa. no error in activesync but no syncing of the calendar item either. the outlook client is unaffected.

If the user removes the invitee and sends an update, the calendar item is accessible again.

sbs 2003 sp2, exchange 2003 sp2, isa 2004 4.0.2167.909

Everyone,
     I migrated from Exchange 2000 on old server to Exchange 2003 on a new server.  Everything is fine except 1 small issue.  The shared calendars can not be accessed if the old mailstore is dismounted.  The error message that appears is "Unable to display the folder.  The calendar could not be found."  ALSO, when I try to log onto a mailbox, I get a seperate error message.  Here's what I do.  I log onto a server as the domain admin, change the properties of Outlook to point to a mailbox I want to backup (say for a terminated employee).  When I do this, I receive the following error: "Unable to open your default e-mail folders.  You do not have permission to log on."  I then click OK and it asks if I want it to open my default file-system folders.  I tell it no and Outlook closes down.  This happens whether the mailstore is mounted or dismounted.

Does anyone know what happened to the permissions on the server when I migrated from the old box to the new one?  How can I log in as the administrator and be able to backup the mailboxes?  Currently I have to log in as the user, backup the email, then delete the account.  Also, how do I get the security back to where it was on the old mailserver?  Any help is appreciated.

Hello. I am currently having a problem with my Exchange server and I believe it is because I have it running on a different subnet than my ADS domain.

Is there a checklist of sorts or a step by step procedure for prepping an exchange server to properly function in a setup such as this? I am so close to getting this thing to work, but I am still having a few issues with the setup I have.

If I have to reinstall it, I will not care. I want to set this up correctly the first time. Thanks for your help!

Sorry if this is in the wrong place, but I wasn't sure where to post it.

I'm pretty new to Exchange and we just migrated from an older version of Exchange to 2007. We using Outlook 2003 and have several users with shared calendars and some are in different time zones. When a user in CST creates a calendar event it is not displaying the correct time for the appointment on users in EST.

I don't really know much at all about how the appointments and time zones on shared calendars work, but I'm wondering if this is a server level or something that needs to be configured in the individual outlook clients (or perhaps both).

Thanks for your help.

C.


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