Note: To locate this option, follow these steps: On the Tools menu, point to Send/Receive, point to Send/Receive Settings, and then click Define Send/Receive Groups.When you click to select the Download offline address book check box and then click Address Book Settings, the Offline Address Book dialog box appears.–For Instructions for Outlook 2007 –For Instructions for Outlook 2011 –For Common errors and troubleshooting Step 2: Uncheck the box next to Download changes since last Send/Receive.Therefore, different people will receive updates at different, random times.1) Try a manual Re-Sync 2) Close Outlook and delete the *.This can occur even though no errors are present within the OAB rebuild process.
After completing this tutorial you will have configured Microsoft Outlook to always reference the latest version of the global address book directly from the email server rather than referencing a downloaded local copy. After following these steps, you will only be able to access the global address book while Outlook is connected to the server.
If these attributes are present, then the AD Objects that are Mail-Enabled or Mailbox-Enabled will appear in the GAL – and ultimately the Offline Address Book.
You can see the list of attributes that will be put into the GAL using When Outlook users are running in cached mode, they rely on the Offline Address Book (OAB) to provide them with access to one or more addresses (that are always available when they are connected directly to Exchange) The OAB is rebuilt and downloaded on a default schedule as shown below.
The Global Address Book (GAL) is a directory of available contact information for CUMC, NYPH and Columbia University faculty, staff and students.
It can be accessed when using a CUMC email account with Outlook and Web Outlook.
Now, if you are like most organisations then outlook will be operating in cached mode.