“Exchange is currently in Recovery Mode” is the issue faced when users work with Cached Exchange Mode.
Cached Exchange Mode of MS Outlook allows users to perform smoothly offline and offers multiple functions to synchronize Outlook with Exchange Server. Outlook in form of OST stores data in your C Drive automatically. Exchange Server Mode gives convenient to users to manage backup of Outlook data locally. They don’t have to copy of items to locally.
Enable or Disable Exchange Mode in Outlook
There are just a few steps required to enable the Outlook.
First click on “File” button
Select “Account Setting”
Select “Exchange account in the Email” button
You can either mark or unmark “Use Cached Exchange Mode” to enable or disable the mode
Synchronization issues with the Cached Exchange Mode can put your data into risks. You may lose your important data. It can make OST files inaccessible.
Reasons for Why Exchange in Recovery Mode
When some inconsistencies occur in the Exchange Database file or OST mailboxes and Exchange Server mailbox, Outlook creates a new file to save the new databases. In this condition, old OST file is not recognized by the Outlook. That’s the reason of making OST files inaccessible.
Fixing the Problem
You may be wondering to how to fix “Exchange Server in Recovery Mode” error and at the same time you want to access the old OST file.
The best way is transfer the archived OST file to PST format. OST to PST Conversion is an ideal program to export entire Offline Storage Table data to Personal Storage Table. The third app works fast on Windows system. It supports all the Outlook versions including 2003/2007/2010/2013/2016. The utility enables to export data without installation of Outlook. It is an independent program.