Missing Who's Available Data in Outlook Calender

Posted on 2004-11-09
Last Modified: 2008-03-06

We have just completed a migration from Windows NT 4.0 to Windows 2003 server.  We were running Exchange 5.5 and moved to Exchange 2003.  After a couple of weeks everyone's profile had been updated to reflect the new Exchange server location and the old Exchange server was removed from the network.  The problem we are now running into is that when we try to set up a meeting with other people in the company we use to be able to take a look to see who was available and who was busy before making that meeting request.  Now, we can only see our own data.  When it goes to look for the other person's free or busy data it gives this message:  "Outlook is retrieving data from the Microsoft Exchange Server "OldServer"."  So, I know that the software is trying to find that data on an exchange server that no longer is on the network, but I can not find any information on how to get outlook or exchange to realize that it need to point to the new exchange server instead.  

Please help me with this.
Scott L. Dorsey
Question by:DrScott35
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    Sounds like you haven't migrated the system folders, specifically the free busy folders.

    Did you follow this article to remove Exchange 5.5:

    You will have to look through the system folders to see which are missing a replica or trying to replicate to the old server.

    ESM, Admin Groups, <your admin group>, Folders. Right click on Folders and Choose "View System Folders".
    Check each one, specifically the free busy. I would also check OAB folders for the same thing.


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