If you choose to participate, the online survey will be presented to you when you leave the Technet Web site. Normally, the offline global address book will be updated in a regular interval in Outlook, such as every 30 minutes. Now the Send/Receive Settings dialog box opens, please do as follows: Make sure that the Include the selected account in this group option is not checked in other email accounts, and click the OK button. You return to the Send/Receive Groups dialog box, please check the Schedule an automatic send/receive every x minutes option in the Setting for group section, specify the update interval among this option, and click the Close button.In Cached Exchange Mode, Outlook 2007 & 2010 downloads a local copy of the Global Address List (GAL), but only updates it every 24 hours.In order to reflect any changes or updates made to the Global Address List, you can force Outlook to download a new copy of the GAL.Change update interval/frequency for Offline Address Book (GAL) in Outlook To change the update frequency for offline global address book in Outlook, you need to define an individual send/receive group, and configure the update interval for this group. Offline address book is used by Office Outlook so that users can locate contact information even when they are not connected to the server.If you are not seeing correct contact information in the GAL for someone that has a valid email address (i.e.
In case you want to start with a detailed understanding of the process, Dave Goldman has provided a detailed guidance on the client-server interaction when downloading an OAB in his post Understanding why error code 0X8004010F is thrown when trying to download an OAB.At first, Autodiscover service provides URL of OAB (Offline Address Book) to outlook clients.Then, the offline address book is rolled out by OAB virtual directory.While checking this list, the administrator can be sure that the OAB has been generated successfully and check if it has been published at the place where the Outlook client is expecting to find it.At the end of this post, I will give a recommendation regarding the best way in my opinion for rolling out a new OAB to your whole user base, in case you face a situation where a full OAB download for all Outlook clients is necessary.