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Managing Cache mode in Group Policy

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By default we do not allow users to enable Outlook Cache Mode.  We are using Outlook 2010.
We now have a select group of users who will need to do that, so we created an OU and in the administrative template for Outlook 2010/Account Settings / Exchange / Cache Exchange Mode made the settings as are shown in fig 1.

My laptop was then moved into that OU in Active Directory.  I restarted.
I am still unable to enable cache mode in Outlook 2010 (option is greyed out.)
If I run rsop on my local machine I show the settings in fig 2.  What is happening?

I am a novice in this area so any help greatly appreciated.
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by:imkottees
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Hi,

If you have not tried please forcefully update the Group Policy from the server end.
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What are the steps to do that, please?
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no change.  Also ran gpudate from the local machine.  Still seems to be picking up the default domain policy, which has cache mode disabled.
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I did find a solution in the comment section at the below link.
Not sure why this has to be done, but I was able to enable cache mode after deleting the registry key.

http://www.synetx.com/tips/?p=18=1
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Hi,

Even group policy does the same thing. what you have done is before applying GP from server forcefully changed in the client end.
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Will it stick on a reboot? Will it stay in cache mode?
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Yes, it will stick with reboot. no worries :)
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