Recurring meetings are accepted when their time conflicts on the same room mailbox in Exchange Server 2013

Symptoms

Assume that you set values of calendar processing parameters (such as the ConflictPercentageAllowed and MaximumConflictInstances parameters) to 0 to forbid any conflict for recurring meetings in a Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 environment. When you book two adjacent recurring meetings that have a start date six months ago from now on the same room mailbox and then you make their running time conflicted, these bookings are not declined.

Cause

This issue occurs because conflicts for recurring meetings are only checked for the latest six months.

Resolution

To resolve this issue, install Cumulative Update 9 for Exchange Server 2013.

Workaround

To work around this issue, delete the old recurring meeting, and then create a new one that recurs from today to the end date.

Status

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

Article ID: 3069060 - Last Review: Jun 16, 2015 - Revision: 1

Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Enterprise, Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Standard Edition

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