Entourage clients cannot synchronize with mailboxes that are located on a computer that is running Exchange 2007 Service Pack 1 and Windows Server 2008

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SYMPTOMS

Entourage clients cannot synchronize with mailboxes that are located on a computer that is running Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 (SP1) and Windows Server 2008. When an Entourage client tries to synchronize with the Exchange server, the Entourage client shows the Inbox. However, nothing is downloaded and the connection timesout.

CAUSE

This issue occurs because of some filter drivers of the file system that are used on the Exchange server. Moreover, Windows Server 2008 changes the behavior of the ReadFile function. This returns different values than in earlier Windows operating systems. However, Exchange Server 2007 SP1 is not aware of the change that causes this issue.

RESOLUTION

To resolve this problem, install Update Rollup 9 for Exchange 2007 Service Pack 1. For more information about Update Rollup 9 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1, see the following Exchange Help topic:
Description of Update Rollup 9 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1
For more information about how to obtain the latest Exchange service pack or update rollup, see the following Exchange Help topic:
How to Obtain the Latest Service Pack or Update Rollup for Exchange 2007

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

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Article ID: 967479 - Last Review: July 17, 2009 - Revision: 1.1
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1, when used with:
    • Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Standard Edition
    • Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Enterprise Edition
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