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Topic Last Modified: 2007-10-19

The ResolveNamesResponseMessage element contains the status and result of a ResolveNames request.

<ResolveNamesResponseMessage ResponseClass="">


The following sections describe attributes, child elements, and parent elements.


Attribute Description


Describes the status of a ResolveNames response. The following values are valid for this attribute:

  • Success
  • Warning
  • Error

ResponseClass Attribute

Value Description


Describes a request that is fulfilled. This occurs when the requested name is unambiguous and the response contains a single recipient.


Describes a request that was not processed. A warning may be returned if an error occurred while an item in the request was processing and subsequent items could not be processed. The following are example of sources of warnings:

  • The Exchange store goes offline during the batch.
  • The Active Directory directory service goes offline.
  • Mailboxes are moved.
  • The mailbox database (MDB) goes offline.
  • A password is expired.
  • A quota is exceeded.
  • The requested name is ambiguous and the response contains multiple recipients.


Describes a request that cannot be fulfilled. The following are examples of sources of errors:

  • The requested name could not be resolved.
  • Attributes or elements are invalid.
  • Attributes or elements are out of range.
  • A tag is unknown.
  • An Attribute or element is not valid in the context.
  • An unauthorized access attempt by any client occurred.
  • A server-side failure occurred in response to a valid client-side call.

Information about the error can be found in the ResponseCode and MessageText elements.

Child Elements

Element Description


Provides a text description of the status of the response.


Provides error information about the request.


Currently unused and is reserved for future use. It contains a value of 0.


Provides additional error response information.


Contains an array of resolutions for an ambiguous name.

Parent Elements

Element Description


Contains the response messages for an Exchange Web Services request.

The schema that describes this element is located in the EWS virtual directory of the computer that is running Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 that has the Client Access server role installed.


Schema name

Messages schema

Validation file


Can be empty