MacBU has identified the root cause of error -17997 and is working on an update to correct the issue. The release date has not been determined yet, but given the severity of the issues, it will be as released with urgency. . . .
Continue Reading: Update on 12.1.3 problems for Exchange users
A workaround for Exchange users experiencing problems involving meeting invitations after installing 12.1.3 is to create a new Identity. Create your Exchange account before adding any additional accounts. . . .
Continue Reading: Update on 12.1.3 problems Part 2
MacBu acknowledges problem for Exchange users that have applied the 12.1.3 update. A workaround was posted for users. . . .
Continue Reading: Update on 12.1.3 problems
[Update: This problem has been fixed in the Office 12.1.4 update. Read MacBU releases Office 12.1.4 update, fixes meeting invite bug.]
MacBU released its Office 12.1.3 updater last Tuesday and by October 16 nearly two dozen users in the Microsoft Entourage newsgroup were beginning to report that they are unable to send meeting invitations.
The specific error message is Unexpected data was encountered with Error: -17997.
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Continue Reading: Office 12.1.3 update breaks sending Exchange meeting invitations
Update to Office 2008 v 12.1.3 is announced. Chages to Entourage are listed . . .
Continue Reading: Office 12.1.3 Released