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The logs for Outlook are… Interesting… Diagnostics are difficult without logs. They used to be at ~/Library/Containers/com.microsoft.outlook/ Data/Library/Logs/ or

To enable logs, open Outlook and then click on Window and then click Sync Errors.

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From there, click on the cogwheel and then check the box for “Turn on logging for troubleshooting”

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Now go ahead and quit Outlook and open it again. When prompted, click “Leave Logging On” and then when you get errors, open the logs.

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Once enabled, you’ll see logs at ~/Library/Group Containers/UBF8T346G9.Office/OfficeLogging/. You can edit a maximum size for the log files using defaults to send a EWSMaxLogLength key to com.microsoft.Outlook using the following command:

defaults write ~/Library/Preferences/com.microsoft.Outlook EWSMaxLogLength 64

November 30th, 2016

Posted In: Mac OS X, Microsoft Exchange Server