Email is one of the primary methods of communication at workplace today, which is why most of the organizations prefer Outlook email program to maintain robust mailbox integration along with seamless support of offline access. Data files (both OST and PST files) are the backbone of Outlook as they play an inevitable role in performing flawless messaging communication.

Offline storage table is equally important for the Server besides Outlook, to maintain smooth and automatic data synchronization, even when there is instable internet connectivity. Exchange Server uses the OST files to update the changes that the user has made during the offline period and hence keeping your mailbox up-to-date, without losing a bit of information. Read more about How to Restore Lost Data When OST File Throws an Error Message: ‘Cannot open your default email folders. The file xxxx.ost is not an offline folder file’? »

In Exchange environments, Outlook users face OST file corruption issues very often. To get rid of OST issues, they can either use the free Inbox Repair Tool or a third-party OST recovery software. Both the ways are efficient enough to repair and recover corrupt OST files. However, due to some technical limitations of the free tool, many users prefer third-party tools for OST recovery. Read more about How to make severely corrupt OST files accessible? »