Recurring appointments in the calendar public folder are not replicated correctly in Microsoft Exchange Server 2007

Symptoms

You create a public folder as a calendar item in Microsoft Outlook and then create appointments in it. However, changes that are made to recurring calendar appointments in the public folder are not replicated correctly in Microsoft Exchange Server 2007.

Consider the following scenario. A recurring appointment is created on one public folder server. This item is replicated correctly to another public folder server. Then, the organizer makes changes to these recurring appointments. However, these changes are not replicated correctly to other public folder servers. Therefore, users still receive the original versions of the appointments. When this problem occurs, the following event error is listed in the event log:

Cause

Changes to recurring appointments are processed as exceptions. In this scenario, the exceptions were ignored when the public folder was replicated.

Resolution

To resolve this problem, install the following update rollup:
971534 Description of Update Rollup 1 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 2

Status

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

Article ID: 969606 - Last Review: Dec 2, 2009 - Revision: 1

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