Exchange global address list not updating
Start Adsi Edt (be careful with this change) Go to default Naming Context Microsoft Exchange System objects Open the properties of the objects which gave the warning in the Power Shell message.
Note for Mac Users: Mac versions of Outlook do not connect to the Exchange server in the same way as PC versions.
” Well, the truth of the matter is that our new joiner Joe is in fact , an update to the Address Book won’t become available to the user until about 48 hours after the change.
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.
In that case, it is recommended to recreate your mail profile.
/Microsoft Exchange System objects/OAB version 2″ is invalid and couldn’t be updated.” This warning occurs in my situation way after the migration of exchange 2007 to exchange 2013.
They do for my colleague sitting next to me, so I don’t think it is a server misconfiguration or something like that.
Is there any way I can force a manual update of the Offline Address Book (OAB) in Outlook or reset it completely otherwise?
For me, new colleagues are not showing up and the contact pictures aren’t displaying either.Rather than waiting 24 hours for Outlook to update the Offline Address Book on its own, you can force an update via the Send/Receive menu button.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.So to force your Outlook to sync with the Exchange server you can manually update the GAL.
This morning I was asked to update the Global Address List and Offline Address Book in an Exchange environment.
If the update mechanism appears to be broken for you, it could be because of a corruption in your OAB or in your mail profile.