Exchange address book not updating

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You can disable the option “Download changes since last Send/Receive” to make sure you get a complete fresh copy of the OAB but this could take longer to download.In Outlook 2010 and previous, it is recommended to leave the option “Full Details” enabled.(This could take several minutes) Outlook shows the "Updating Address Book" status for a long time. Outlook has a throttling feature that slows the address book update when you are working in Outlook.This can cause the “Updating Address Book” status appearing for a long time.In the Information to download section, select Full Details and in the Address Book section, choose \Global Address List. **NOTE** Please read this section carefully, or your update will not work!!Step 3: The new version of the GAL will now be downloaded.They are stored in the following location: which itself holds subfolders with named after Account GUIDs.

The Global Address Book (GAL) is a directory of available contact information for CUMC, NYPH and Columbia University faculty, staff and students.

To get the OAM to immediately generate run the following command: Update-Offline Addressbook “name of offline address book”.

You may encounter an issue stating that the System Attendant Service is not running or you do not have permission. Make sure you are running the Exchange Management Shell as Administrator and 2. *note* The Service is named “Microsoft Exchange System Attendant”.

These settings affect the offline address book download.

I might have a problem with my Offline Address Book in Outlook.

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