Exchange/Outlook 2007: Slow Searching/Opening Emails
Posted on 2011-02-23
Server: DELL PowerEdge SC1435. (2) AMD Opteron Quad-Core Processors @ 2.30 GHz. 8GB Memory. Windows Server 2008 SP2 64-bit. Exchange 2007 SP2.
Client: DELL Vostro 420. Intel Core 2 Quad 8200 @ 2.33GHz. 3GB Memory. 1Gbit Ethernet Adapter. Windows XP SP3. Outlook 2007. 83,000 emails. 5.8GB mailbox.
When client tries to use the Outlook Search feature, it usually takes up to 5 minutes and Outlook completely freezes.
At around this time, every year, we archive his emails from the previous year (2010) into a local PST file, which frees up and takes most of his emails off the server. But it is still extremely slow, even after we do that each year.
Need help resolving this issue.