Remote wipe Outlook from exchange server? RRS feed

  • Question

  • We are running Exchange 2010, i know you can remote wipe a phone from the server but is it possible to remotely wipe Outlook that's on a laptop? 

    Say if the laptop gets stolen or an employee gets fired and all of the e-mails are accessible would it be possible to get Exchange to wipe Outlook next time it tries to communicate with the server?

    Friday, February 28, 2014 9:11 AM


  • Hi Oli,

    There is no option to remote wipe  outlook from server end

    It is not possible to remote wipe outlook from the server end since it stores the emails in local DISK in the OST file.

    Also the laptop will not be connected to the internet always 

    You can encrypt the hard disk and probably enable thumbprint access in the laptop.

    The better way for security is 

    Create the PST file and Store the PST file only  in a network drive 

    You can ask the users to store their emails only in PST and set PST file as the default delivery of all the emails and keep outlook in online mode  so that no emails will be stored in the local drive.

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    • Marked as answer by Oli_GTA Friday, February 28, 2014 10:43 AM
    Friday, February 28, 2014 9:52 AM