Global address list not updating
The wiki How Tech Team also followed the article's instructions and validated that they work.This wiki How teaches you how to sync the contacts from a Microsoft Exchange Global Address List (GAL) to your i Phone.
In a later section, it is explained how to modify this.You’ll have to rename them all to or, in the case of Outlook 2010 or Outlook 2013, rename the folder containing the oab-files to to reset the local Offline Address Book.Renaming just a single or some of the files will result in an OAB corruption. A benefit of manually deleting the oab-file is that before they are being re-downloaded, you are working with the Online Address Book.In this guide, the relevant timings are explained and instructions are given in how you can directly force an update and resync, which can be very handy when troubleshooting or when you work in an Exchange environment which sees a lot of user mailbox mutations.This means that in the worst possible scenario, an update to the Address Book won’t become available to the user until 48 hours after the change.For instance, setting the value to 4 will trigger a full download when the incremental update is larger than one-fourth the size of the full OAB.
When the value is set to 0, Outlook will use 16 to prevent a “divide by 0” error.
This situation however is extremely rare since the default maintenance time on Exchange is at AM and updates and downloads are usually performed during working hours.
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.
Outlook Address List not showing newly created users or contacts 2.
Users not receiving latest contacts in cached mode UPDATE GLOBAL ADDRESS LIST USING EXCHANGE MANAGEMENT SHELL (EMS) NEXT OPEN EXCHANGE MANAGEMENT CONSOLE (EMC) BY DOING THE FOLLOWING: 1. Locate your Default Offline Address book and Right Click on it then select Update.
There are various Registry settings available to control or modify the update and download behavior of the Offline Address Book in Outlook.