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Outlook pst files and NSLU2

Discussion in 'Cisco/Linksys Network Storage Devices' started by BlueFin, Feb 6, 2007.

  1. BlueFin

    BlueFin LI Guru Member

    I'm getting a lot problems with the outlook pst located on the NSLU2 and outlook trying to access it. Messages from are related to corrupted file to file not closed properly. Has anyone else encountered this or know a workaround?

    NSLU2 FM: R72
    Disk 1 : Ext3
    Outlook version 2007
  2. rich

    rich Network Guru Member

    Only time I had an issue was when my .pst file got close to 2 gig and that was an Outlook issues....although I thought that with your version that should not be an issue.
  3. Disman_ca

    Disman_ca Super Moderator Staff Member Member

    Outlook is not intended to use a PST file stored on a network share. You risk corrupting your PST at worst. PST files are read/write intensive and I would assuming the NSLU just can't keep up.

    BTW, the theoretical upper max is 10Gb but you have to extend the PST tables to achive this.
  4. ifican

    ifican Network Guru Member

    Careful with the outlook pst file, it really depends on the which version you have, I think pre outlook xp it was only suppose to be about 2GB though i have seen some close to 4 and still work. True though with the later versions size really is no longer a worry.
  5. BlueFin

    BlueFin LI Guru Member

    Thanks guys. Decided to leave the pst file on NDAS server I have and not suffering any problems.
  6. tinifiny

    tinifiny Guest

    NLSU2 + Outlook 2003

    Hello Guys,

    I experienced the same kind of problem with .pst files.

    Outlook 2003 SP2
    Windows XP SP2

    This is embarassing since I want to use the NLSU2 as file server.

    I have upgraded MsOffice 2003 to SP3 now, just in case

    Please keep me posted if a solution exist.

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