5 Appendix A: Product Behavior

The information in this specification is applicable to the following Microsoft products or supplemental software. References to product versions include updates to those products.

  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2003

  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2007

  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2010

  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2013

  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2016

  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2019

  • Microsoft Office Outlook 2003

  • Microsoft Office Outlook 2007

  • Microsoft Outlook 2010

  • Microsoft Outlook 2013

  • Microsoft Outlook 2016

  • Microsoft Outlook 2019

Exceptions, if any, are noted in this section. If an update version, service pack or Knowledge Base (KB) number appears with a product name, the behavior changed in that update. The new behavior also applies to subsequent updates unless otherwise specified. If a product edition appears with the product version, behavior is different in that product edition.

Unless otherwise specified, any statement of optional behavior in this specification that is prescribed using the terms "SHOULD" or "SHOULD NOT" implies product behavior in accordance with the SHOULD or SHOULD NOT prescription. Unless otherwise specified, the term "MAY" implies that the product does not follow the prescription.

<1> Section 2: OAB version 2 and OAB version 3 files are supported by Exchange 2003, Exchange 2007, Exchange 2010, Office Outlook 2003, Office Outlook 2007, and Outlook 2010. OAB version 4 is supported by Exchange 2003, Exchange 2007, Exchange 2010, Exchange 2013, Exchange 2016, Exchange 2019, Office Outlook 2003, Office Outlook 2007, Outlook 2010, Outlook 2013, Outlook 2016, Outlook 2019. There are some differences in the default behavior of Exchange 2003, Exchange 2007, Exchange 2010, Exchange 2013, Exchange 2016, and Exchange 2019 as described in this section.

<2> Section 2.3:  All OAB version 2 and OAB version 3 files, including the Browse file, are not generated by Exchange 2013, Exchange 2016, and Exchange 2019 and are not supported by Outlook 2013, Outlook 2016, and Outlook 2019.

<3> Section 2.4:  All OAB version 2 and OAB version 3 files, including the RDN Index file, are not generated by Exchange 2013, Exchange 2016, and Exchange 2019 and are not supported by Outlook 2013, Outlook 2016, and Outlook 2019.

<4> Section 2.4.1:  An Office Outlook 2003 client connecting with an Exchange 2003 server will generate 0x0000000E as the ulVersion instead of 0x0000000A in the uncompressed RDN Index file.

<5> Section 2.5:  All OAB version 2 and OAB version 3 files, including the ANR Index file, are not generated by Exchange 2013, Exchange 2016, and Exchange 2019 and are not supported by Outlook 2013, Outlook 2016, and Outlook 2019.

<6> Section 2.6:  All OAB version 2 and OAB version 3 files, including the Details file, are not generated by Exchange 2013, Exchange 2016, and Exchange 2019 and are not supported by Outlook 2013, Outlook 2016, and Outlook 2019.

<7> Section 2.7:  All OAB version 2 and OAB version 3 files, including the Changes file, are not generated by Exchange 2013, Exchange 2016, and Exchange 2019 and are not supported by Outlook 2013, Outlook 2016, and Outlook 2019.

<8> Section 2.8:  All OAB version 2 and OAB version 3 files, including compressed files, are not generated by Exchange 2013, Exchange 2016, and Exchange 2019 and are not supported by Outlook 2013, Outlook 2016, and Outlook 2019.

<9> Section 2.9.2.1: The PidTagAddressBookHierarchicalRootDepartment ([MS-OXOABK] section 2.2.7.2) property is not supported by Exchange 2003, Exchange 2007, Office Outlook 2003, or Office Outlook 2007.

<10> Section 2.9.2.2:  Exchange 2003 does not populate the following properties by default: PidTagAddressBookPhoneticDisplayName ([MS-OXOABK] section 2.2.3.9), PidTagAddressBookPhoneticSurname ([MS-OXOABK] section 2.2.4.11), PidTagAddressBookPhoneticGivenName ([MS-OXOABK] section 2.2.4.10), PidTagAddressBookPhoneticCompanyName ([MS-OXOABK] section 2.2.4.12), PidTagAddressBookPhoneticDepartmentName ([MS-OXOABK] section 2.2.4.13), and PidTagDisplayTypeEx ([MS-OXOABK] section 2.2.3.12).

<11> Section 2.9.2.2:  Exchange 2003 and Exchange 2007 do not populate the following properties by default: PidTagAddressBookSeniorityIndex ([MS-OXOABK] section 2.2.3.24), PidTagAddressBookHierarchicalIsHierarchicalGroup ([MS-OXOABK] section 2.2.6.5), PidTagAddressBookObjectGuid ([MS-OXOABK] section 2.2.3.25), PidTagAddressBookSenderHintTranslations ([MS-OXOABK] section 2.2.3.26), PidTagAddressBookDeliveryContentLength ([MS-OXOABK] section 2.2.3.27), PidTagAddressBookModerationEnabled ([MS-OXOABK] section 2.2.3.28), PidTagAddressBookDistributionListMemberCount ([MS-OXOABK] section 2.2.3.29), PidTagAddressBookDistributionListExternalMemberCount ([MS-OXOABK] section 2.2.3.30), PidTagAddressBookMember ([MS-OXOABK] section 2.2.6.1), and PidTagAddressBookIsMemberOfDistributionList ([MS-OXOABK] section 2.2.5.3).

<12> Section 2.9.2.2.1:  The PidTagOfflineAddressBookTruncatedProperties property ([MS-OXPROPS] section 2.820) contains no properties by default in Exchange 2003 and Exchange 2007.

<13> Section 2.9.4:  PidTagOfficeLocation ([MS-OXOABK] section 2.2.4.5) is not in the ANR index in Exchange 2007.