XCLN: Unable to Rejoin After Leaving a Conversation

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SYMPTOMS

After you exit an Instant Messaging conversation with two or more Instant Messaging participants, you cannot rejoin the group or conversation. Each time that you are added back into the conversation and a message is sent to the group, the following error message is displayed in the Instant Messaging window:
Instant_Messaging_participant has left the conversation
The following message could not be delivered to all recipients:
message_that_was_sent_to_entire_Instant_Messaging_group

CAUSE

This problem can occur because after an Instant Messaging client exits a conversation, the client rejects any messages that are sent to the client with the old conversation's session ID.

RESOLUTION

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
301378 XGEN: How to Obtain the Latest Exchange 2000 Server Service Pack

WORKAROUND

To work around this problem, all users in the conversation must exit, and then start another conversation and invite all of the original participants back into the group.

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Article ID: 270876 - Last Review: October 21, 2013 - Revision: 1.4
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server Standard Edition
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