Updating the offline address book

15-Jul-2019 01:06

Discover an extremely handy type of list that is managed centrally and allows you to update global address list in Outlook.

With any version of Outlook (2010, 2013, 2016), a company must have its email hosted via Microsoft Exchange.

You have to first add all GAL contacts to your personal contact list (see above).

To prevent mixing with your other contacts, you may temporarily move the latter to some other folder.

In Exchange 2013, the OAB is generated by each Exchange 2013 Mailbox server(s) that hosts a special type of arbitration mailbox, called organization mailbox.

Also, In Exchange 2013, the OAB files are generated and stored in the Organization Mailbox first and later copied to the %Exchange Install Path%\Client Access\OAB\.

In Exchange 2013, OAB files are not stored locally on the CAS.

After a user has gone through the sequence below, they see required contacts copied to their own Address Book for an efficiency boost.

The procedure is simple, fast and crucial, as it will basically refresh the contact list on your PC.

In Exchange 2013, the OAB is generated by each Exchange 2013 Mailbox server(s) that hosts a special type of arbitration mailbox, called organization mailbox.Also, In Exchange 2013, the OAB files are generated and stored in the Organization Mailbox first and later copied to the %Exchange Install Path%\Client Access\OAB\.In Exchange 2013, OAB files are not stored locally on the CAS.After a user has gone through the sequence below, they see required contacts copied to their own Address Book for an efficiency boost.The procedure is simple, fast and crucial, as it will basically refresh the contact list on your PC.The list contains contact details of each corporate email user and the related distribution groups.