Cisco Unity

Unity Error: Your Messages Are not Available Now

Document ID: 107323

Updated: Jun 06, 2008



When users try to access their voicemail over the telephone, they receive the Your messages are not available now error message. However, the voicemail is delivered successfully to their Microsoft Outlook mailbox.

This document describes the workaround for this issue.



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The information in this document is based on the Cisco Unity 4.x.

The information in this document was created from the devices in a specific lab environment. All of the devices used in this document started with a cleared (default) configuration. If your network is live, make sure that you understand the potential impact of any command.


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Subscribers with moved mailboxes cannot access their voicemail over their phones. When they dial their voicemail from their phone, they hear this message: Your messages are not available now .

The event log shows this failsafe message:

Event Type:	Error
Event Source:	CiscoUnity_ConvSubscriber
Event Category:	Error 
Event ID:	119
Date:		1/4/2008
Time:		2:58:07 PM
User:		N/A
Computer:	UNITY
An unexpected error has occurred while a subscriber is on the phone with Unity. 
This can potentially result in the subscriber hearing the failsafe conversation. 
Technical details are - GetMessageCount returned [0x8004000c] on line 146 of file

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This problem arises when users / subscribers are moved to a new Mailbox Store, and the Permissions Wizard is not run on the new Mailbox Store.

In order to overcome this problem, complete these steps to run the Permissions Wizard on the new Mailbox Store:

  1. From the Cisco Unity Tools Depot, right-click Permissions Wizard and select properties. Download the latest version from Cisco Unity Tools , and install it on the server.

  2. Log in to the Cisco Unity server with a full Domain Administrator account, and run the Permissions Wizard on the new Mailbox Store. Make sure that you receive succeeded for all permissions in the log file at the end.

  3. Log out of the Cisco Unity server, and log in one more time with the UnityInstall account.

  4. Click Start > Run, and type \CommServer\ConfigurationSetup\Setup.exe/sync.

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Updated: Jun 06, 2008
Document ID: 107323