XCLN: Error Message: Outlook Could Not Update Your Local Calendar

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SYMPTOMS
When you run Outlook and connect to an Exchange Server computer, you may receive the following error message:

Outlook could not update your local calendar.
NOTE: This problem can only be reproduced when you run Outlook on the same Exchange Server computer that Outlook is connecting to, and when offline folders (.ost) are configured.
CAUSE
The problem is caused by incompatibilities between the Emsmdb32.dll file on the Exchange Server computer, and the Outlook 2000 Emsmdb32.dll file.
WORKAROUND
To work around this problem:
  • Run the Outlook client from a different computer.

    -or-
  • Install Outlook on the server only when all Exchange Server services have stopped.
STATUS
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5.
Properties

Article ID: 247943 - Last Review: 10/22/2013 03:42:52 - Revision: 3.3

  • Microsoft Outlook 2000 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5 Standard Edition
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