Technet Exchange Insider Article – Offline Address List Generation Overview

Recently I was asked to write an article for the Exchange Insider portion of Technet. The article was published: October 5, 2005. It contains most of the blog information and now is a part of Technet. Here is the link to the Technet Exchange Insider section: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/exchange/2003/insider/default.mspx\ Here is the link to my article: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/exchange/2003/insider/offlineadd.mspx

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OABInteg explained on MSexchange.org

Earlier today I was doing some research and came across this article on OABInteg. Henrik Walther who is an author and contributes heavliy to the MSExchange.org, has done a great job showing some of the potential that OABInteg has for solving OAB Generation issues. If you have the time, please check this out. http://www.msexchange.org/articles/Offline-Address-Book-Integrity-OABInteg-Utility-Explained.html.  

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OABInteg and how to use it to troubleshoot OAB generation issues.

With all of the extensive troubleshooting and debugging that I have done over the last year for OAB generation process, I thought it would be worth while to write an tool that could help customers troubleshoot these issues. The OAB generation process is unknown to many, so I have felt the need to starting posting about it. This…

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How OAB certificate filtering works

Neil Shipp wrote a great article on how the OAB certification filter works. Neil’s blog can be found here -> http://blogs.technet.com/exchange/archive/2005/07/25/408188.aspx. Enjoy

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OAB version 4 in Exchange 2003 service pack 2 (SP2)

OAB Version 4 is a new addition to the Offline Address Book infrastructure. It was designed to help remove most Outlook OAB download related problems Once Exchange 2003 Service Pack 2 has successfully been installed on to the Exchange server, it will have the ability to create the OAB Version 4 folder. The location for…

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How to troubleshoot the OAB Generation process

I thought I would take a few minutes to post some information on how to troubleshoot OAB Generation problem. There are two really basic things that must be understood before troubleshooting any process:   Understanding how the process works before you troubleshoot it. If you do not know how the process works, how are you…

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Outlook client OAB download process

Here is some information on how the outlook clients connect to the public folder information store to download the oab messages/attachments. For an outlook client to download the OAB files the client has to make a call in to the address book provider, which searches the public folder tree and returns a list of the…

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Overview of the OABgen process

I have some free time this week so I figured that I would post a blog in regard to the OAB generation process. As of late I have seen a lot of confusion around the topic of how OABGen works, so here is a high level overview.   Offline Address List Generation Overview The Microsoft Exchange…

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Personal Infomation

Here is a little about me. I relocated to North Carolina from New York in April 2001, where I started working for Microsoft as an AST (Alliance Support Professional). This role entailed being a dedicated support professional 24/7 x 365 for the FSG (Financial Services Group). The FSG catered to the New York Metro Financial Clients. Since then…

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