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When you use the Microsoft Outlook object model to create a distribution list and you view the distribution list by using Microsoft Outlook Web Access (OWA), members of the distribution list that have external e-mail addresses may be missing from the list. As a result, you cannot send messages to all members of the distribution list. When you view the same distribution list by using Microsoft Outlook, all members of the distribution list appear in the list.
When you create a distribution list that includes external e-mail addresses by using the Outlook object model, the Windows Address Book format of the external e-mail addresses is wrapped in the Entry ID. An example of an external address is email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. In this situation, OWA does not process the external e-mail addresses correctly.
Cumulative Patch Information
To resolve this problem, obtain the March 2003 Exchange 2000 Server Post-Service Pack 3 (SP3) Rollup. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
813840 XGEN: March 2003 Exchange 2000 Server Post-Service Pack 3 Rollup
A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.
If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.
Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language. Component: OWA The English version of this fix has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
Date Time Version Size File name-----------------------------------------------------21-Jul-2002 07:01 6.0.6300.1 1,691,648 Exoledb.dll
NOTE: Because of file dependencies, this update requires Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server Service Pack 2 (SP2).
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.