Solved

Want to Place Replica's of the OAB on all Exchange Servers however there are several listed - Which is the right one or ones to do ?

Posted on 2008-10-15
5
243 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
I am working to get the OAB on all three of my Exchange Servers so each user downloads from their home server.  I have replicas on the One OAB generating server and on one other server.

My questions is this:  I see several OAB instances in ESM and am not sure if I have to create replica's of all of them or just one.  Need to know if all of them are used ?  

I have OAB Version 2
OAB Version 3a
OAB Vesion 4
Offline Address book - xxxxx   - O  in size
Offline Address Book - Fitsvcs Admin Group - 0 in size

Trying to find out what the funciton of each of these is and which one controls what the Users in Cached mode get when they download.    

All the Docs seem to point to the OAB Version 2

Can someone point me in the right direction ?

thanks,
David


oab.jpg
0
Comment
Question by:dwlinder
5 Comments
 
LVL 23

Expert Comment

by:Justin Durrant
ID: 22723549
You should add a replica for each version

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa998400(EXCHG.80).aspx
0
 
LVL 11

Accepted Solution

by:
jkarnes12 earned 500 total points
ID: 22723572
Each OAB version, corresponds to the Version of Outlook your end user is using, therefore which version they will pull.  You can read more about this here:

http://msexchangeteam.com/archive/2005/08/01/408473.aspx


0
 
LVL 33

Expert Comment

by:Exchange_Geek
ID: 22723946
OAB Version2 / 3A / 4.

That was the simplest one liner answer.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:dwlinder
ID: 31506405
Yes that helped explain the difference
0
 

Author Comment

by:dwlinder
ID: 22724792
Thank you for your solutions
0

Featured Post

Courses: Start Training Online With Pros, Today

Brush up on the basics or master the advanced techniques required to earn essential industry certifications, with Courses. Enroll in a course and start learning today. Training topics range from Android App Dev to the Xen Virtualization Platform.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Lotus Notes – formerly IBM Notes – is an email client application, while IBM Domino (earlier Lotus Domino) is an email server. The client possesses a set of features that are even more advanced as compared to that of Outlook. Likewise, IBM Domino is…
Utilizing an array to gracefully append to a list of EmailAddresses
In this video we show how to create an Accepted Domain in Exchange 2013. We show this process by using the Exchange Admin Center. Log into Exchange Admin Center.: First we need to log into the Exchange Admin Center. Navigate to the Mail Flow >> Ac…
The video tutorial explains the basics of the Exchange server Database Availability groups. The components of this video include: 1. Automatic Failover 2. Failover Clustering 3. Active Manager

813 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

12 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now