Summary: Configure Outlook 2013 for Cached Exchange Mode so users can access their recent Exchange server email messages offline.
Audience: IT Professionals Business doesn’t stop when workers are on the road.
This tutorial will not go into using Preferences, however it will go over removing the Internet Explorer Maintenance policies from your GPO.
Since I went ahead and upgraded our environment to Server 2012 R2 I ended up having to configure a new Server 2008 R2 machine.
Audience: IT Professionals Administrators can configure Group Policy settings to disable Office 2013 user interface (UI) items and keyboard shortcuts either by using control IDs and virtual key codes, or by configuring policy settings that contain predefined commands and shortcuts.
For example, if a user account was configured to use Cached Exchange Mode in Office Outlook 2003, Office Outlook 2007, or Outlook 2010, Cached Exchange Mode remains enabled when the user upgrades to Outlook 2013.
The default location for new or OAB files is: %userprofile%\App Data\Local\Microsoft\Outlook\Offline Address Books.
Several Office 2013 applications have policy settings that predefine user interface commands and keyboard shortcut that you can disable.
You do not have to use control IDs or virtual key codes for these predefined items.