Certain properties of a recurring meeting request from external email accounts are missing in an Exchange Server 2010 SP1 environment

Applies to: Exchange Server 2010 StandardExchange Server 2010 Enterprise

Symptoms


Assume that you use an external email account to send a recurring meeting request to a recipient in a Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 1 (SP1) environment. For example, you use a Hotmail account or a Gmail account to send a recurring meeting request. In this situation, certain properties, such as the PidLidClipStart property, and the PidLidClipEnd property of the recurring meeting request are missing in the recipient calendar. When this issue occurs, the recurring meeting may not visible on the BlackBerry mobile device of the recipient.

Cause


This issue occurs because Exchange Server 2010 considers the recurring meeting request from external email accounts as a calendar item. Therefore, certain properties are not promoted.

Resolution


To resolve this issue, install the following update rollup:
2608646 Description of Update Rollup 6 for Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 1

Status


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

More Information


You can use Microsoft Exchange Server MAPI Editor (MFCMAPI) to check the properties. For more information about MFCMAPI, visit the following Microsoft website:
For more information about the PidLidClipStart, PidLidClipEnd, and the PidLidRecurrenceType property, visit the following Microsoft website:
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