Difference between revisions of "ZCS Connector GAL sync"

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* Changes made to the "GAL" take effect in the web UI immediately.  For connector, however, it takes 24 hours for the changes to appear.
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*Zimbra Collaboration Suite Connector for Outlook (ZCO) synchronizes the GAL with the Zimbra server and stores the offline GAL in the Zimbra zdb file.
* The fix is explained in this article http://support.microsoft.com/kb/823580/
 
[[Here are the steps;]]
 
# Click Start, and then click Run.
 
#In the Open box, type regedit, and then click OK.
 
#Locate and then click to select the following key:
 
''HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\11.0\Outlook''
 
#On the Edit menu, point to New, and then click Key.
 
#Type Cached Mode.
 
#On the Edit menu, point to New, and then click DWORD Value.
 
#Type DownloadOAB, and then click OK.
 
#In the right pane, right-click DownloadOAB, and then click Modify.
 
#In the Edit DWORD Value dialog box, type the value that you want, and then click OK.
 
#On the Registry menu, click Exit.
 
  
[[You can set the DownloadOAB value to any one of the following values, depending on your situation:]]
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*The GAL is fully synchronized the first time the profile is opened. On subsequent requests, the changes to the GAL are synced from the Zimbra server to ZCS.
*0 = The Offline Address Book does not download automatically.
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*1 = The Offline Address Book uses the Download Full Items download mode. This is the default setting.
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*The GAL sync happens when Outlook is opened. To force a GAL sync, restart Outlook.
*2 = Download the Offline Address Book in any download mode, but download a differential update in the Header only download mode.
 
*3 = Always download the Offline Address Book and a differential update in one of the following download modes:
 
*Download Headers and then Full Items
 
*Download Full Items
 
*Download Headers
 

Revision as of 20:59, 5 October 2006

  • Zimbra Collaboration Suite Connector for Outlook (ZCO) synchronizes the GAL with the Zimbra server and stores the offline GAL in the Zimbra zdb file.
  • The GAL is fully synchronized the first time the profile is opened. On subsequent requests, the changes to the GAL are synced from the Zimbra server to ZCS.
  • The GAL sync happens when Outlook is opened. To force a GAL sync, restart Outlook.
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