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ANONYMOUS LOGON and Everyone have the following top level permissions in our Exchange 2003 Server:

  • Read
  • Execute
  • Read permissions
  • List contents
  • Read properties
  • List objects
  • Create public folder
  • Create named properties in the information store

Are these the "default" settings?
In particular, are the "Read" and "Execute" permissions a problem?
We have a simple small business setup, Outlook clients connect to the server on the local network, OWA is used from outside the network for browser and smartphone access.


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Those settings look correct. Anonymous and everyone need permission to be able to read those objects and doesn't necessarily give them any access to data.

I believe exchange/ad best practices analyzer will identify large top level permissions issues such as these.

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