OUTLOOK 2010 ADDRESS BOOK SCRIPT
currently we are looking for a possibility to change the address book . to Exchange have had the order changed to Outlook Contacts first. Does anyone know if there is a way via Group Policy, Registry File, or script to push out Outlook Address Book Settings? | 3 replies | Microsoft. In Outlook and beyond, Microsoft changed the way the address book is specified. The script would appear to work, but Outlook wouldn't.
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The HAB is supported in Outlook clients and the down side is that there is no support Managing Hierarchical Address Book at Organization Level The script will create all groups, and will make sure that the members. What you really mean is can the script read Outlook's offline address book instead of AD. .. Sorry, that should be Outlook on a Windows 7 computer. I used the following vb script to add everybody I send an email to into my outlook address book at work. The reason for this is, that Oulook does.
Looking to roll out Office next week and woudl hate to have to instruct everyone how to fix it. By default the GAL should be default.
Using policy to set Global Address Book as default in Outlook
This is a client side setting so there really is no way to do it through the server or GPO. Are these users running in cached mode?
Try turning that off first if they are, restart Outlook and see if it continues. If it cures it in non-cached then you will need to resolve why the GAL is not getting downloaded correctly http: To continue this discussion, please ask a new question.
Get answers from your peers along with millions of IT pros who visit Spiceworks. I want to make sure everyone has the GAL first in search order. It seems by default it makes rooms first in the list. Mobility MCSE: Not an IT pro?
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Have somebody done this before? Is this possible?
Thursday, February 2, Hi, You can export the default address book setting from the following registry key: Tuesday, February 7, 5: Hi, the users have different entries, because of they have not only one mailbox and so on Any ideas?
Friday, February 10, 2: There is no solution yet. Please help!
Thursday, March 22, Or do you want to change it from search GAL first to search Contacts first? Thursday, May 24, 1: In an enterprise environment, you could set this as a Silent logon script using HSTART or a similar tool, with the following command line: Monday, June 4, 4: Can you tell me how it works?
Do I run it first on a workstation that we have set correctly then turn around and use an output file for something else? Thursday, July 5, I'll post it here if anyone is interested. Friday, July 6, 2: I would love it if you would post that here. I have been looking for hours for a solution and have yet to find one.
I have a computer setup just like we want the search order and I need to duplicate that to several other computers. Just courious if you could give me an estimate on how far along you are on that? I need to let my management know where I am at with it.
Thank you very much! I have abandoned some of those plans, and made this easier function instead.
Read the instructions and then plug these into my other script. Friday, July 6, 3: Is the code that is on that webpage to be saved as a powershell file? What did it do?
I never was shown a seperate screen with the information that is needed to put into the other file. Thank you very much for helping me out here.Logon olkApp. It's more than this solution.
Using HAB (Hierarchical Address Book)
If we can get the script to read the offline address book, then it should improve more. From CDOLive. In Outlook and beyond, Microsoft changed the way the address book is specified.
Save the file. Outlook on a Windows 7 computer.
The script may take awhile to run, especially if you have a large number of accounts in AD.