The exact error is this:
- You can’t connect this account to any more devices. Remove another device first with help from your system admin or Internet service provider.
Okay, so what exactly does that mean?
Well, it turns out that an e-mail showed up in the corresponding Inbox to explain things a bit further:
- Microsoft Outlook:
- Error with your new cell phone partnership.
- You have 10 phone partnerships out of the allowed maximum 10 partnerships. Once you reach the maximum, no more partnerships may be created until you delete partnerships from your account. To do so, please log into your Outlook Web Application account cell options and remove unused partnerships.
And, sure enough, under Options –> See All Options –> Phone the following was found:
Oops. It looks like we will need to be mindful of our client’s ongoing device connectivity habits especially if they change devices on a frequent basis.
For those that have not looked into Exchange 2013 yet this situation and the BYOD question are addressed quite nicely via the new Exchange Admin Center (EAC).
Microsoft Small Business Specialists
Co-Author: SBS 2008 Blueprint Book