troubleshooting Question

Exchange Web Services and Mailboxes with special characters...

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Hello all,

I've been writing code to retrieve calendar info from a room mailbox using Exchange Web Services. I'm able to successfully retrieve info from room mailboxes and user mailboxes alike, but I seem to have hit a snag. My theory is that it has to do with the ampersand in the address... I can confirm that this is the primary address of the room mailbox. I've also made sure that I can access the calendar from outlook.

Here's my code which, once again, works really well on other mailboxes but fails with this one:

EmailAddressType mailbox = new EmailAddressType();
mailbox.EmailAddress = "r&d@somecompany.org";
DistinguishedFolderIdType[] parentFolderId = new DistinguishedFolderIdType[1];
parentFolderId[0] = new DistinguishedFolderIdType { Id = DistinguishedFolderIdNameType.calendar, Mailbox = mailbox };

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Has anyone experienced problems of this kind before? Any chance you might be able to nudge me in the right direction?

TIA!
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