Error message when distribution group expansion fails in Office Communicator 2007 R2: "Cannot save a local copy of your distribution groups."

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Symptoms

A distribution group expansion fails in Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 R2, and then you receive the following error message:
Cannot save a local copy of your distribution groups. If this problem continues, contact your system administrator.

Cause

This issue occurs if the local part of a distribution group’s e-mail address contains a "/" character (for example, someone/something@example.com).

Workaround

To work around this issue, click OK. Then, the distribution group expands successfully.

Resolution

To resolve this issue, apply the following update:
  • 969695 Description of the Communicator 2007 R2 hotfix rollup package: June 2009

Status

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

Properties

Article ID: 972097 - Last Review: June 21, 2014 - Revision: 2.0
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