Exchange address book not updating
Note: Make sure users still update Outlook OAB files manually and wait for a bit to sync OAB for viewing the changes.
To update Outlook OAB files via Exchange Management Console, follow such steps those are mentioned below: First of all, Go to Organization Configuration, select Mailbox and click on Offline address Book tab and then, right-click on the selected OAB files (Offline address List) for which a user need to update and click on Update option.
Then, ask from ISP or Administrator if users are not aware of this fact.
– In case, if users are using Live Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo, etc then they need to search for the settings.
The CLIENT ACCESS role checks for changes every 8 hrs. p=77 Also you can read up on how the OAB is distributed and the scheduling of that distribution here:
On top of these delays, if a client does not close/open his or her Outlook, it can take even longer for a change to take place. p=312 It's the Exchange CAS not updating the Offline address book file: C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\V14\Client Access\OAB\Something-Something-Darkside\I just restarted the Microsoft Exchange File Distribution service on the CAS server and it updated.
Instead of changing the default schedule, users able to force an update and redistribution of Offline Address Book (OAB) on Exchange to solve scenarios related to Outlook OAB not updating quickly.
Also, ask gain from the user’s ISP or administrator if they do not know such information.
– For old profile do not use Delete button, not even when it is become corrupted, before verifying the latest work.
After that, user able to see some account settings as well.
The default configuration for Exchange 2010 has the Address Book will update every 24 hours at 5am.
During this process all new email addresses are added to the Global Address List ready for when the clients next connect and refresh their copy of the address book.Kindly suggest me any solution how to solve this Outlook OAB not updating issue?