SharePoint 2013: Integration between SharePoint Server 2013 and Exchange Server 2013 can only be disabled on-premises

SharePoint 2013: Integration between SharePoint Server 2013 and Exchange Server 2013 can only be disabled on-premises

  


Accessing the My Tasks feature

If the server is set with all the prerequisites, then the user can access the My Tasks page by navigating to his or her Personal page and then clicking the Task link in the left column.

  


Issue from a PowerUser

When a user navigates to the SharePoint’s My Task area, that user can find the Sync to Outlook button in the Tasks pane of the ribbon.

Task List

After clicking that button, the opt-in dialog box is shown. Select the Sync tasks check box to opt in.

Task List 1

When try to synchronize My Tasks with Outlook 2010 you get the following error:

We weren’t able to start syncing your tasks because one or more prerequisites for connection to Exchange server could not be found. Please contact your Administrator to resolve the issue.

Task List

  


According to some posts

A search on the internet gave me this blog post:(http://netwovenblogs.com/2013/07/27/sharepoint-2013-outlook-tasks-synchronization-issue) who confirms that I need the following prerequisites:

  1. You will need to have Exchange 2013 in your environment.
  2. You will also need to install Exchange 2013 Web Services Managed API 2.0

Strange issue isn’t it? This is also meaning that all the corporates using Office 2007 or Office 2010 couldn’t synchronize any task list anymore.

  


According to Microsoft TechNet

According to Microsoft TechNet: Before you begin this operation, we have review the following information about prerequisites:

 


Resolution

After a while of searching we could found that Integration between SharePoint Server and Exchange Server can only be disabled on-premises who will resolve our issue. To disable it, you turn off the Farm Level Exchange Task Sync feature by going to Central Administration è Manage farm features. This action deletes the timer job and disables the UI integration, bringing back the legacy sync behavior to Outlook.

Task List

 


Reference

http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/sharepoint/en-US/bd7446be-cd01-4098-9ebd-6b67fc2cc1e2/error-when-trying-to-sync-tasks-to-outlook-from-sharepoint-2013?forum=sharepointgeneral

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