Applies to: Exchange Server 2007
Topic Last Modified: 2007-06-14

Use the General tab to view the offline address book (OAB) properties and to set the update interval for the OAB.

You can also use the Exchange Management Shell to view the properties of an OAB. For more information, see Get-OfflineAddressBook (RTM).
Offline address book server

This unlabeled box displays the server on which the OAB is generated.

Generation server

This field displays the OAB generation server. The OAB generation server is the Mailbox server on which the OABs are generated. You can use the Move-OfflineAddressBook cmdlet with the Server parameter to move the OAB generation server. For more information, see Move-OfflineAddressBook (RTM).

Default offline address book

This field displays a True or False status to indicate whether the selected OAB is the default OAB.


This field displays the last date and time that the OAB was modified.

Update Schedule

This list box displays the time and interval for the regularly scheduled update.

To customize the schedule, select Use Custom Schedule from the Update Schedule list, and then click Customize to open the Schedule dialog box.

For More Information

For more information about offline address books, see the following topics: