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Outlook 2003 online vs. connected to server

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I have a bunch of xp computers running exchange on outlook 2003. I verified everyone is in Cached mode. however down in the bottom right corner, some say online and others say connected to server? what does this mean? I was under the impression online means its not in Cached mode
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by:Justin Yeung
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online means connected to exchange server.

the cache monde is only a download copy of your mailbox from the server which you can access it offline.
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by:FDiskWizard
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It's a little more detailed than that... here are the details.
it depends if you're in cached mode, etc..

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook-help/about-connection-behaviors-HP001003069.aspx

"Connected: You are working with a copy of your Exchange mailbox saved on your computer, and the copy is being regularly synchronized with the Exchange server. The complete item, including attachments, is downloaded. E-mail headers and full items, including attachments are available to you. "

"Online: You are working with your Exchange server mailbox. Full items, including attachments are available to you. "
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so I still don't understand why some users are connected and others are just online if they are both in cached mode. Maybe I am not fully understanding it
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Online = direct connection to the Exchange server (not in cached mode)
Connected = cached mode and current
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