Microsoft outlook stuck on updating inbox
(This mail folder probably includes the “problematic” mail items that stop the synchronization process).When we are delaying with “Large Mailbox”, we will need to consider an additional solution such as a Mailbox archive (that we will discuss later).In case that the synchronization process fails, we will need to eliminate the cause, by finding the specific mail items, which cause the synchronization problem.The additional scenario could describe as “operative” Mailbox with synchronization problems.The “cause” of synchronization issues can classify by using the following categories: A. The symptoms of synchronization problems relating to communication line could be: This part is a little bit tricky Q – How can we identify corrupted mail items that cause synchronization problems?A – There is no simple method to locate corrupted mail items.
(sometimes the most obvious solution is the best option).
When using the term “Exchange Mailbox”, we are using an “alias” for a Database that hosted on the Exchange server.
We can describe the OWA (Outlook Web Application) mail client as a “viewer” for the data that stored in the Exchange database, and the Outlook mail client as a “viewer” for the database (OST File) that stored on the user desktop (Hard drive). WAN environment: When using a local Exchange Server (on-premises), Outlook synchronizes data to and from the Exchange Mailbox, by using a local LAN infrastructure.
(We will review later some tools that can help us to disable or to locate these applications).
Most of the Antivirus programs have a dedicated component that built for scanning mail application such as Outlook.
In this section, we review to optional causes for Outlook synchronization problems. Desktop Hardware As mentioned before, when using the Exchange Online services, the synchronization process is created using WAN infrastructure (communication over the public network).