Solved

Cache Mode question

Posted on 2014-01-23
3
159 Views
Last Modified: 2014-02-04
I have a user who has Outlook 2010 in cache mode.  We have several users setup this way with our Exchange 2010 server.  I have confirmed that he has a local .ost file that is current in the C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook  folder.

However, when I look under the account settings > Data File tab, it shows 'online' as the location for this users .ost.  This seems odd as mine shows the path as shown above.

Why would it say online and can that be causing problems?  Is there a way to change it to the users folder, or does the mailbox need to be rebuilt?
0
Comment
Question by:snyperj
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 19

Expert Comment

by:Patricksr1972
ID: 39804163
Hi

Thats the beauty off exchange, you can just delete the profile and add it again. Then just by opening Outlook it will recreate the OST file again from Exchange.
0
 

Author Comment

by:snyperj
ID: 39804187
Understood, is there any othjer option?  

This user will do anything NOT to lose their auto-complete list... they just rely to heavily on it.
0
 
LVL 19

Accepted Solution

by:
Patricksr1972 earned 500 total points
ID: 39804199
Hi

Youre in for second treat, autocomplete lives inside exchange 2010 so it is server sided. They can logon to Outlook on any machine and still have their own autocomplete list..

Recipient AutoComplete lists are now stored on the Exchange Server. A user’s recipient AutoComplete list is now available to any computer on which Outlook 2010 runs that is connected to the same Exchange account. Names can be easily removed from the list by using the new inline Delete function.
Click here to read the whole MS specs about 2010 if you wish.
0

Featured Post

Microsoft Certification Exam 74-409

Veeam® is happy to provide the Microsoft community with a study guide prepared by MVP and MCT, Orin Thomas. This guide will take you through each of the exam objectives, helping you to prepare for and pass the examination.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

MS Outlook is a world-class email client application that is mainly used for e-communication globally.  In this article, we will discuss the basic idea about MS Outlook, its advanced features, and types of MS Outlook File formats.
Read this checklist to learn more about the 15 things you should never include in an email signature.
Get people started with the process of using Access VBA to control Outlook using automation, Microsoft Access can control other applications. An example is the ability to programmatically talk to Microsoft Outlook. Using automation, an Access applic…
To add imagery to an HTML email signature, you have two options available to you. You can either add a logo/image by embedding it directly into the signature or hosting it externally and linking to it. The vast majority of email clients display l…

777 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question