Client Shutdown in MAPI

Office 2013 and later

Last modified: June 26, 2012

Applies to: Outlook

Beginning in Microsoft Outlook 2010 and now including Microsoft Outlook 2013, MAPI clients can shut down the same way as before, or they can use fast shutdown. For fast shutdown to occur successfully, the MAPI client, MAPI provider, and administrator of the client computer have to support fast shutdown.

The topics in this section describe MAPI support for a client to perform fast shutdown.

Fast Shutdown Overview

This topic introduces the basic mechanism of fast shutdown.

Fast Shutdown User Options

This topic describes the choices available for administrators to adopt fast shutdown at the user level for the user's MAPI clients.

Best Practices for Fast Shutdown

This topic recommends best practices to use the fast shutdown interfaces to help prevent data loss during a MAPI client shutdown.