Outlook 2016 gal not updating in cached mode
Quite often all Administrators, even Exchange Administrators simply refer to the users they see in the Address section of Outlook casually as the GAL for ease of reference, but really more often than not, you are looking at the OAB.
However sometimes in large complex organisations we have a situation where a new joiner joins and their colleagues want to email them immediately, but they don’t appear in Outlook for them so they call the Helpdesk “Why isn’t Joe Bloggs in the GAL??
(or in 2010 from CAS server distribution point or in 20 from Public Folders) I have opened OAB from my mailbox and result is in the Picture Creation of a mailbox doesn´t updtate OAB itsetf. When prompted, enter sensitive information such as credentials or password only if you trust the remote computer and the application or script requesting it.
To create mailbox use command WARNING: A script or application on the FRONTEND1. Now I have tested if OAB change is reflected in client computer (should not be) And now I have downloaded new OAB to client and tested again One registry key setting and Outlook client will work online from Addres book point of view, BUT!
may not be available even though such changes have been made in Active Directory.
You can make the Online Global Address Book your default but this isn’t recommended for slow network connections.
I picked up that there is a lot of questions on Expert Exchange relating to Global Address Lists (GAL's) not updating so I thought that I would create this article to show you how to manually update the Global Address List and verify that it is indeed updating: WHEN WILL YOU USE THIS ARTICLE 1.
In this stage Outlook is stuck somewhere between mode 0 and 1 and updates are not received by client.
Changes to the GAL are immediately available if you are using Outlook Web Access (OWA).