Microsoft Outlook Configuration Analyzer Tool (OCAT)
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The Outlook Configuration Analyzer Tool (OCAT) was developed by a pair of support engineers at Microsoft. These support engineers have over 30 years of combined experience in supporting Microsoft Office, Microsoft Outlook, and Microsoft Exchange Server. Based on their support experience, they compiled a set of detection rules that look for Outlook configurations that have historically been possible sources of problems. To wrap these rules into a useful framework, the same infrastructure first used by the Microsoft Exchange Best Practices Analyzer was chosen for the development and final implementation of OCAT.
The Outlook Configuration Analyzer Tool provides a detailed report of your current Outlook profile. This report includes many parameters about your profile, and it highlights any known problems that are found in your profile. For any problems that are listed in the report, you are provided a link to a Microsoft Knowledge Base (KB) article that describes a possible fix for the problem.
If you are a Help Desk professional, you can also export the report to a file. Then, the report can be viewed in the Outlook Configuration Analyzer Tool on another client computer where the tool is installed.