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I have a working roaming profile on Windows Server 2008 R2. Now I would like to open Outlook 2007 and find my *.pst data whatever machine I login to.

What is the best/most correct way to achieve this?

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Microsoft strongly recommends against actively accessing a .pst file via a network share. You can read here for some insight as to why, or just search Google for 'pst network share' for additional info.

If your .PST is of any decent size, you will also be generating a significant amount of network traffic on login/logout as the profile is synced from and to the server as Dave M points out.

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Interesting, then how can I do this? We are a small company of 5 clients... –  Alberto Feb 20 '12 at 9:17
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Probably not the answer your looking for, but the 'MS' way would be to use Exchange server. With a small organization of 5 users, something like Windows Small Business Server 2011 would probably be a better fit, as it provides a single unified license for Windows Server and Exchange. –  Skawt Feb 21 '12 at 17:40

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