"Unable to find specified web in the given URL" error when you try to use a calendar overlay from one SharePoint Online site collection to another

Problem

Consider the following scenario:
 

  • You browse to a Microsoft SharePoint Online calendar.

  • You click the CALENDAR tab and then click Calendars Overlay.

  • On the Calendar Overlay Settings page, you click New Calendar.

  • You enter the URL of a SharePoint Online calendar in the Web URL field.

  • You click Resolve.

In this scenario, you receive the following error message: 

  • Unable to find specified web in the given URL.

Solution

This issue occurs because calendar overlays from one SharePoint Online site collection to another aren't supported.

More information

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