If you are landing on my blog post, it means that you have been driven to the wall by this error message that you got from your Google Groups, “An error (#357) occurred while communicating with the server”. Don’t worry I have been there….I tried so many times to add new members to my Google Group, but no matter how many times and when I added the members, I simply can’t add new members to my Google Group. Arrghhh…how frustrating 🙁
Well…error #357 can be triggered by different things. I was searching through the Internet, and it seems most of the time, this error happened when:
- Replying a message
- Inviting new members
To save you some time, let me share you with the solution that I found. I tried this solution when I was trying to invite new members to my Google Group, so hopefully the same principle would work in replying a post too….so far, I don’t have any problem in replying a post though.
Make sure the following are true.
- Your welcoming message are shorter than 800 characters.
- The email addresses that you use to invite your new members are in this format:
“name1” <email@example.com>, “name2” <firstname.lastname@example.org>, etc…
That’s it. Please try them and let me know whether the solution above worked for you.