Article ID: 821188
When you work offline in Microsoft Outlook, the Send/Receive status bar may appear after about two minutes, and then you receive the following error message on the Send/Receive status bar after three to five minutes:
'Microsoft Exchange Server - Sending and Receiving' reported error (0x8004011D): 'The server is not available. Contact your administrator if this condition persists.'
This problem occurs when all the following conditions are true:
Service Pack InformationThis problem is corrected in Office XP Service Pack 3.To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Office XP. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307841/ )How to obtain the latest Office XP Service Pack
Hotfix InformationA supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.
If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.
Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
The global version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
After the hotfix is installed, the global version of this fix will have the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
Date Time Size File name -------------------------------------------------------------- 25-May-2003 10:26 6,988,504 Outlookff.msp (full-file patch) 25-May-2003 08:00 3,243,520 Outlookop.msp (client patch)
This fix is a post-Office XP Service Pack 2 (SP-2) fix. To install the fix, you must have Office XP SP-2 installed. For additional information about Office XP SP-2, click the following article number to see the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Date Time Version Size File name ------------------------------------------------------- 19-Dec-2002 17:41 10.0.4817.0 109,128 Envelope.dll 09-Jan-2003 15:31 10.0.4907.0 346,696 Exsec32.dll 08-Aug-2002 20:22 10.0.4406.0 137,800 Impmail.dll 27-Feb-2003 18:56 10.0.5025.0 543,304 Outlcm.dll 14-Mar-2003 00:55 10.0.5112.0 100,936 Outlctl.dll 23-May-2003 02:38 10.0.5320.0 6,318,664 Outllib.dll 11-Oct-2002 15:14 10.0.4608.0 92,744 Outlmime.dll 23-May-2003 02:38 10.0.5320.0 47,688 Outlook.exe 21-Mar-2003 20:06 10.0.5119.0 121,416 Outlph.dll 25-Nov-2002 11:50 10.0.4721.0 47,688 Recall.dll
325671Additionally, you may have to install Windows Installer 2.0 to install this fix. For additional information about the Windows Installer requirement for post-Office XP SP-2 fixes, click the following article number to see the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/325671/EN-US/ )OFFXP: Overview of the Office XP Service Pack 2
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/330537/EN-US/ )OFFXP: Office XP Updates and Patches Released After September 2002 May Require Windows Installer 2.0
To work around this problem, turn off the Send immediately when connected option. To do this, follow these steps:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Office XP Service Pack 3.