This means that in the worst possible scenario, an update to the Address Book won’t become available to the user until 48 hours after the change.
EVERY EFFORT SHOULD BE MADE BY END USERS AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS COORDINATORS (ISC) TO UPDATE GAL ENTRIES AS PERSONNEL PCS, EAS, TRANSFER OR CHANGE BILLETS IN ORDER TO PROVIDE THE MOST ACCURATE AND CURRENT CONTACT INFORMATION.LOCAL G6, S6, AND ISC PERSONNEL SHOULD BE CONTACTED FOR QUESTIONS REGARDING AUDITING AND UPDATING GAL ENTRIES.4.Now you would wonder why it is showing Exchange 2013 OAB name. This is one of the OMG situation because you saw the warning that you can’t install Exchange 2013 any more while updating active directory and Exchange 2013 is there.Something wrong with Schema update or did you mess up the infrastructure.The command for the manual update procedure can be found here: Outlook will automatically download updates only unless the size of the changes is larger than 12.5% (one-eighth) of the total OAB size.
In that case the whole OAB is being downloaded again.
UNCLASSIFIED// MARADMIN 093/08 MSGID/GENADMIN/MARADMIN// SUBJ/GLOBAL ADDRESS LIST AND DIRECTORY SERVICES//POC/-/-/UNIT: HQMC C4 IA/NAME: JOSEPH S UCHYTIL MAJ/SMAIL:-703-696-3490 JOSEPH. MIL//POC/-/-/UNIT: MCNOSC/NAME: BACHARACH MAJ/EMAIL:-703-784-2764 [email protected] DUE TO CURRENT LIMITATIONS SUPPORTING FORWARD DEPLOYED FORCES, THE GAL ONLY CONTAINS A SMALL NUMBER OF EXTERNAL USERS ACCOUNT INFORMATION. GLOBAL DIRECTORY SERVICE (GDS) IS A DISA PROGRAM THAT PROVIDES AN INTERIM WEB-BASED JEDS CAPABILITY TO QUERY CONTACT INFORMATION ON DOD PERSONNEL, TO INCLUDE INDIVIDUAL PKI CERTIFICATES. GDS IS POPULATED BY DISA THROUGH VARIOUS SOURCES AND IS NOT, AT THIS TIME, CONSIDERED TO BE AUTHORITATIVE OR INCLUSIVE OF ALL DOD ACCOUNTS.
THE USMC GAL CONTAINS CONTACT INFORMATION FOR NAVY MARINE CORPS INTRANET (NMCI) AND NON-NMCI USERS. GDS IS PKI ENABLED AND REQUIRES PKI CERTIFICATES (RESIDENT ON THE COMMON ACCESS CARD) TO AUTHENTICATE TO THE SERVICE.
Key: Note: As Outlook 2010 an Outlook 2013 can connect to multiple Exchange servers in a single mail profile, there is an additional “Offline Address Books” subdirectory which contains folders with GUID references which contain the actual oab-files.
Finding out which GUID represents which mail account isn’t very straightforward but looking at the “Date modified” value of the folder should give you a good indication if you don’t want to simply delete all folders or rename them to
Due to various synching schedules, it can take up to 48 hours before you could actually see a change in Outlook after a modification has been made on the Exchange server or in Active Directory.