Does an .ost file sync without outlook being open?

Posted on 2013-12-26
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Hi all, quick question.

Does an outlook 2007 ost file sync regardless of if outlook is open or not? assuming there is a connection between the server and the workstation.

or does outlook need to be open for the ost file to sync?

Question by:ChiIT

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by:Aditya Arora
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No it dose not sync if outlook is not open. you need to open outlook to syne mail etc.
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Patrick Bogers earned 1000 total points
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True, your OST is updated by Exchange through Outlook so it needs to be open.

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thank you both for the quick response!

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