Updating the global address list in exchange 2016
Outlook Address List not showing newly created users or contacts 2.
I picked up that there is a lot of questions on Expert Exchange relating to Global Address Lists (GAL's) not updating so I thought that I would create this article to show you how to manually update the Global Address List and verify that it is indeed updating: WHEN WILL YOU USE THIS ARTICLE 1.Outlook 2003 (and older)* clients get their OAB from a public folder, Outlook 2007 (and newer) clients can get their OAB from ‘Web-based distribution’ (basically form the website on the Exchange (or Exchange CAS) server.So there are three factors stopping you seeing that new user on the GAL (, however if that’s not an option, read on). Force your Outlook Client to Download the Offline Address book. Check that the OAB is getting distributed from the Exchange/CAS server. Note: Make sure the Generation Server is set to a server that exists, and it’s online.I have two Exchange 2016 servers and a single domain controller.
Something during the setup must have messed something up and now i can't download the address book from outlook .
Exchange 2013/2016Exchange 2013/2016 will only be distributing the OAB via web-distribution. For all versions of Outlook (since 2003) you have two choices, either take Outlook out of cached mode* (so it queries the ‘live’ global address list).