Re: SBS / Outlook 2003
From: Jeff Middleton [SBS-MVP] (jeff_at_cfisolutions.com)
Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2004 17:38:33 -0500
Have you looked at using Redirected Folders instead of Roaming Profiles?
There are very few advantages to Roaming Profiles unless you are referring
to a laptop that disconnects.
"Brian Christensen" <bchristensen at sopeds dot com> wrote in message
> As most of you are aware, the default config for Outlook 2003 (at least
> its installed by the SBS2003 connect computer wizard) is to be in cached
> exchange mode. Usually that's great, but we found it to be very
> with roaming profiles.
> Why? Well the same person's profile path was often different on different
> machines. On one machine, their profile may have just been "user", but on
> another it may be "user.domain" or "user.domain00." The cause for this
> remnants of the old SBS2000 domain.
> Anyway, we immediately saw a bunch of missing .ost and permission errors.
> So, we configured each roaming profile user's Outlook client to NOT use
> cached Exchange mode, and while that at least has allowed them to access
> their Exchange mailbox (where before they couldn't), they still have to
> clear a flurry of .ost permission error messages before they get in.
> Any tips on how to once and for all get rid of all the .ost permission
> messages? Keep in mind, we shouldn't even be using .ost's anymore. TIA!!