The Domain Controller parameter specifies the domain controller that's used by this cmdlet to read data from or write data to Active Directory.You identify the domain controller by its fully qualified domain name (FQDN). The Force switch specifies whether to suppress warning or confirmation messages. Select "Import from another program or file" and click Next. Select the kind of Address Book file kind you're importing and click Next. He divides his free time between going to live concerts, listening to too many podcasts, and mastering his cold brew coffee process. One of the most important parts of a comprehensive backup is making a copy of your address book. If some day you lose access to your Outlook account, you'll be glad that you exported its contents, retaining the means with which to contact your friends, family and business connections. Therefore, not all the information in the GAL is available in the offline address book.The following information in the GAL isn’t available in the offline address book: Outlook must be able to access Exchange to obtain this information.
To see the return types, which are also known as output types, that this cmdlet accepts, see Cmdlet Input and Output Types (https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/? If the Output Type field is blank, the cmdlet doesn't return data.
You can use this switch to run tasks programmatically where prompting for administrative input is inappropriate.
You don't need to specify a value with this switch.
Downloading your contacts also allows you to switch to another email client in a more seamless manner, so if Outlook has become too bulky for your taste, you won't have to rebuild your address book from scratch.
Here are step-by-step instructions for downloading and importing your Outlook address book.