Sun Java System Connector for Microsoft Outlook 7 2005Q4 User's Guide

Working Offline

You can choose to work offline with your Sun Java System Connector for Microsoft Outlook folders.

Setting the Offline and Online Mode

ProcedureTo Work Offline

  1. In the File menu select Work Offline (Sun Java System Connector).

    The Work Offline dialog appears.

  2. Click Yes to download messages before going to offline mode. You can set the size limit of the downloaded. See Configuring Mail Properties for instructions on setting these properties.

    Only the messages in folders selected for offline use will be downloaded. See Selecting a Folder for Offline Use for instructions.

    Click No if you do not wish to download any messages.

    A check appears next to this menu item.

Next Steps

Once you are in offline mode, Connector for Microsoft Outlook disconnects from the server, and all subsequent operations (for example composing, deleting, and moving messages) will occur on your local machine until you switch back to online mode.

ProcedureTo Return to Online Mode


    In the File menu select “Work Offline (Sun Java System Connector).”

    The check disappears from this menu item.

Selecting a Folder for Offline Use

You can specify a folder to download for offline use.

ProcedureTo Select a Folder for Offline User

  1. Right-click on the folder you want to download and select Properties.

    The Properties dialog for that folder is displayed.

  2. Select the Advanced tab.

  3. Enable the box next to “Select this folder for offline use.”

  4. Click OK or Apply.