Set the time-out interval for Outlook people search

This policy setting controls the time-out interval of Outlook people search. Outlook returns as many people search results as possible before the time-out interval lapses. If the search results are incomplete, Outlook displays a message at the bottom of the results list.

If you enable this policy setting, you can specify the time-out interval in milliseconds.

If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, the time-out interval is 60,000 milliseconds (60 seconds).

Supported on: At least Windows 7

in milliseconds

Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\15.0\common\im
Value Namepresencecontactfastsearchtimeout
Default Value60000
Min Value3000
Max Value100000000


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