"Public folder meetings cannot be modified in OWA" error when you use Outlook on the web to change a meeting in a public folder

Applies to: Exchange OnlineExchange Server 2016 Enterprise EditionExchange Server 2016 Standard Edition More

PROBLEM


When you try to change a meeting in a public folder by using Outlook on the web (formerly called Outlook Web App), you receive the following error message: 
Error: Public folder meetings cannot be modified in OWA. 

CAUSE


It's unsupported to use Outlook on the web to edit meetings that contain one or more attendees in public folders. However, using Outlook on the web to edit appointments in public folders is supported. 

SOLUTION


To make changes to meetings in public folders, use Microsoft Outlook.

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