RE: leaving mail on server

  • From: "A. Michael Salim" <msalim@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "[ExchangeList]" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 30 Aug 2005 11:49:23 -0400 (EDT)

Hi Michael,

Thanks!  That was very helpful.  How do you access the OST?  Is that even
possible?  Or desirable?  I assume there is one and only one OST per
profile? (or per user?)  (or per workstation?)

best regards
Mike

> The Offline Store (OST) is NOT a Personal Store (PST). Cache mode uses
> an OST. You may also open as many PSTs as you want.
>
> If you archive email to a PST then it will continue to stay in the PST
> until/if you delete it from the PST.
>
> If you delete it from the OST then it will also be deleted from the
> Exchange server.
>
> I hope this clears things up. :-)
>
> M
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: A. Michael Salim [mailto:msalim@xxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Monday, August 29, 2005 11:19 PM
> To: [ExchangeList]
> Subject: [exchangelist] RE: leaving mail on server
>
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>
> Hi,
>
> > Yes, in every regard, except instead of a PST, it's an OST (Offline
> > Store).
>
> Thanks!  It sounds perfect.  One more question/scenario.  So my personal
> storage (OST?) and server mailbox are in sync.  To eliminate space bloat
> on the server, I delete a bunch of email from the server and move it to
> folders under my Inbox in my personal storage (PST). What will caching
> mode do in this case?  Will it then delete the same emails I had deleted
> on the server, from my personal storage too, to synch what I did on the
> sever, but also create the new folders and emails therein that I had
> just created in my personal storage, and copy them back to the server
> under the same new folders inder the server Inbox to synch what I did in
> my personal folders, thereby putting back the bloat I just took out?
>
> Best regards
> Mike
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: A. Michael Salim [mailto:msalim@xxxxxxxxxxxx]
> > Sent: Monday, August 29, 2005 1:29 PM
> > To: [ExchangeList]
> > Subject: [exchangelist] RE: leaving mail on server
> >
> > http://www.MSExchange.org/
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > > You have just described "cached exchange mode".
> >
> > OK, so in Outlook 2003, if I set all email to be delivered to the
> > server mailbox, AND I check the box for "Cached Exchange mode" in the
> > profile settings, then my personal folder and my server mailbox will
> > stay in sync so that changes made to one will get reflected in the
> > other?  In other
> > words:
> >
> > a) an email arrives and is deposited in the server mailbox.  Cached
> > mode will then also deposit a copy in the personal folder?
> >
> > b) I send an email.  A copy get's placed in my personal folder "sent
> > mail".  Cached mode will then copy this to the server mailbox 'sent
> > mail"?
> >
> > c) I make an entry in my calendar in my personal folder.  Cached mode
> > will then make a corresponding entry in my calendar on the server
> > mailbox?
> >
> > d) I am traveling and use OWA.  I send an email through OWA and this
> > time the server's sent-mail folder gets a copy.  Cached mode will then
>
> > place a copy of this email I just sent, into my personal folder's
> > sent-mail ?
> >
> > best regards
> > Mike
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: A. Michael Salim [mailto:msalim@xxxxxxxxxxxx]
> > > Sent: Monday, August 29, 2005 10:03 AM
> > > To: [ExchangeList]
> > > Subject: [exchangelist] RE: leaving mail on server
> > >
> > > http://www.MSExchange.org/
> > >
> > > Hi Raj,
> > >
> > > > You have to change the Outlook profile configuration for each
> > > > user, so
> > >
> > > > that the delivery location is set to Server Mailbox, and not to
> > > > Personal folders.
> > >
> > > Thanks!  In fact I found that shortly after I sent the email!  I
> > > should have checked more.  Along those lines, is there a way to keep
>
> > > the personal folder synchronized with the server mailbox?  In other
> > > words, when email is delivered to the server mailbox, a copy gets
> > > dumped into the personal mailbox?  and more importantly, when an
> > > email
> >
> > > is sent (from the personal mailbox presumably) the server mailbox
> > > "sent mail" folder reflects this too?  Likewise for calendar
> > > changes, i.e. calendar changes made to personal calendar are
> > > reflected on server mailbox and vice versa?
> > >
> > > This is for some users who are travelling a lot and do their work
> > > from
> >
> > > multiple workstations (office workstation, home workstation,
> > > notebook,
> >
> > > OWA, and mobile PDA).  Ideally, all workstations's personal folders
> > > should keep themselves sync'd up with the server mailbox so changes
> > > to
> >
> > > either are reflected everywhere.
> > >
> > > Best regards
> > > Mike
> > >
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: A. Michael Salim [mailto:msalim@xxxxxxxxxxxx]
> > > > Sent: Monday, August 29, 2005 9:41 AM
> > > > To: [ExchangeList]
> > > > Subject: [exchangelist] leaving mail on server
> > > >
> > > > http://www.MSExchange.org/
> > > >
> > > > Hi,
> > > >
> > > > Using Exchange 2003 and Outlook 2003.  Most of my users connect
> > > > with
> >
> > > > RPC/HTTP and incoming email ends up in a Personal PST file on
> > > > their workstation, i.e. is not left on the server.
> > > >
> > > > Is there a way to make the email stay on the server, in the
> > "Mailbox"
> > > > folder rather than the "Personal" folder?
> > > >
> > > > Best regards
> > > > Mike
> > > >
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