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Distribution group is not showing Global Address Book

Dear All,

I have created one distribution universal group in AD then i open EMC in2007 and use existing disribution group option and i select my group from the option.i am not able to see in outlook 2007 when i am opening address book from Global Address List option.but when i select All Group option instead of Global Address book it showing there.i open OWA and click on To it is showing there also but i am not able to see through my outlook 2007.

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Vaseem MohammedCommented:
That is because recently mail enabled objects take time to reflect in outlook. my suggestion is to select download Address book option.
naveedmdxAuthor Commented:
Hi thanks for reply . from where to select download address book option ? its 2 days now how much time need to update for Galobal Address book ?

Stelian StanNetwork AdministratorCommented:
Here is how to update the OAB: http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook-help/download-the-offline-address-book-HA010153532.aspx

By default, oab is updated only once in 24 hours at 5am. To update OAB manually run:

Get-OfflineAddressBook | Update-OfflineAddressBook

A good reading about OAB: http://www.howexchangeworks.com/2009/08/how-offline-address-book-works-in.html
Satish AutiSenior System AdministratorCommented:

I'm guessing you're trying to view the GAL with Outlook in cached mode, and you're just suffering from the normal OAB update delay. Exchange, by default, updates the OAB once daily, at night, and Outlook only grabs the updated OAB once a day at some time
of its own choosing. You could just wait for the update to make it to your Outlook sometime tomorrow, or you could increase the frequency of OAB updates, wait for one to occur, and then manually download the new OAB in Outlook.


Disable the outlook cache mode.
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