Outlook hangs updating address book
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What this means for you is that your Auto Complete list is synchronized between platforms: OWA, Windows Mobile and Outlook will all share the same Auto Complete list.
The Problem: Your smartphones and tablets easily sync with a user's Outlook Contacts folder, but there is no built-in way to sync the GAL (Global Address List) to employees' phones, or to sync a Public Folder containing contacts.
This means that address book entries saved by users rapidly become out of date.
The Autodiscover service is a required service for Outlook-Exchange connectivity since Outlook 2007 and Exchange 2007 but for whatever reason, in some Exchange environments this still hasn’t been implemented correctly.
In some part, this was due to the fact that you could still get basic Outlook-Exchange connectivity by using some legacy Exchange 2003 RPC over HTTP dialog in Outlook.
To simplify the explanation of how the address book ends up at the users side, I created the following flowchart of this process.
table, make sure you run Update-CSAddress Book to regenerate the address book.
Although the actual solution really needs to be performed at server-level by your administrator, we’ll first discuss the end-user or Outlook level solutions since, well…
the main topic of this website is Outlook and you probably came here because you couldn’t connect to your Exchange mailbox.
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