Global address list not updating
This allows you to abort the update process when you are for instance on a slow or expensive connection.
Key: Note: As Outlook 2010 an Outlook 2013 can connect to multiple Exchange servers in a single mail profile, there is an additional “Offline Address Books” subdirectory which contains folders with GUID references which contain the actual oab-files.
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This wiki How teaches you how to sync the contacts from a Microsoft Exchange Global Address List (GAL) to your i Phone.
And since this website’s main focus is on Outlook, it makes sense to start with Outlook as well ;-).
Even though Outlook is the last in the chain, it is often the first level where the troubleshooting takes place as usually this is where the request is coming from.
Connect to your Exchange Server using RDP or any remote application 2. And select Exchange Management Console from the list NOW WE WILL START THE UPDATE PROCESS, PLEASE DO THE FOLLOWING: 1. You can also click on the Update link located in the Action pane on the far right after highlighting the Default Global Address List. You will receive the following message, just select Yes 5. Now follow the steps in "FORCE OUTLOOK TO UPDATE THE OFFLINE ADDRESS BOOK" to download the address book again Finally please rate this article or leave a comment if this was helpful??
Now we will need to verify that the update actually took place (Keep in mind that you would have to give the update about 10 minutes to ensure that it has completed) 6. Regards, Hendrik Wiese If you have a question about something within an article, you can receive help directly from the article author.
In that case the whole OAB is being downloaded again.
In a later section, it is explained how to modify this.