In this guide, the relevant timings are explained and instructions are given in how you can directly force an update and resync, which can be very handy when troubleshooting or when you work in an Exchange environment which sees a lot of user mailbox mutations.
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.
But, you can only move an existing address list by using the Move-Address List cmdlet in the Exchange Management Shell.
If the source address list contains child address lists under it, the address list hierarchy is moved to the target location that you specify.
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.
Even though Outlook is the last in the chain, it is often the first level where the troubleshooting takes place as usually this is where the request is coming from.
This is called the Offline Address Book and is being generated on the Exchange server.
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.
To update a GAL, use the following syntax: $GAL = Get-Global Address List -Identity "Humongous Insurance"; Get-Recipient -Result Size unlimited -Recipient Preview Filter $GAL.
Recipient Filter | select Name, Primary Smtp Address, Hidden From Address Lists Enabled $GAL = Get-Global Address List -Identity "Humongous Insurance"; Get-Recipient -Result Size unlimited -Recipient Preview Filter $GAL.