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How do I get the full parent path of an Exchange public folder in Exchange 2010?

If I need to perform a procedure on an Exchange public folder, such as changing permissions, but I don't have the full path to the public folder (which is required in the -identity parameter for most ...
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What is the best way to manage shared contacts between MS Exchange and iPhones

We are currently running: Exchange 2003 Office 2007 We have exchange public folders that contain business contacts. Our business phones are iPhones, the iPhone does not support public folders. What ...
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How to sync (or at least view) public / team / shared calendar to Blackberry using BES?

Trying to allow 3 people to view and ideally sync (create/edit) common (team) calendar events via Blackberry and hosted Exchange 2007 BES. My understanding is that BES does not support anything other ...
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Moving Emails within Public Folders without copying

To save time, our users would like to drag emails from one public folder to a subfolder (IE - the folder is named "New" and the subfolder of it is "Reviewed") - however, when they do this it copies ...
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Exchange 2010 Public Folders High Availability or Load Balancing

We have a 2 node Exchange 2010 server setup with a DAG. I really didn't want to use Public Folders, but we need them for a legacy app. I created two public folder databases, one on each node because ...
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How do public folders work in Exchange 2013?

I'm studying and testing Exchange 2013, and I'm quite happy to see someone at Microsoft finally decided to move away from the old PF database management and replication which has been a full-scale ...
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Offline Address Book Generation issues Exchange 2010 Events 9331 & 9358

I am doing a double hop migration from 2003 to 2013. I have already migrated to Exchange 2010 however I think there was a hiccup with the public folders and replication. All of the public folders are ...
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Determine creator of mail item in Exchange 2003 public folder

We have several users using a shared account and when messages in that account's in box have been processed they are drag and dropped into a public folder. Is there a way to determine who dropped a ...
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Is it safe to store shell scripts into /var/www?

I have my apache host under /var/www/html and I put few small git deploy scripts into /var/www directory for simplicity. Is www a public folder? Is it safe to store scripts in there? If so, are there ...
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How to mail disable a non-existing public folder in Exchange Server

The title speaks for itself. A public folder has been deleted but the email address corresponding to a child mail-enabled folder cannot be deleted... These are the Aliases I want to remove: PS C:...
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Exchange: how to change ownership on recurring public folder calendar items?

Our public folders live on Exchange 2010 (recently migrated from Exchange 2007) and Outlook 2007 clients. We use public folder calendars for appointment booking. Here is the usual workflow. Amar ...
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Can't remove public folder mailbox

I'm migrating from exchange 2007 to exchange 2010 and have a problem. Everything has migrated over ok but I cannot remove the public mailbox db from the 2007 server. I want to uninstall exchange ...
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Exchange 2003->2010 Migration, Free/Busy issue

We just finished a migration from Exchange 2003 to 2010 (old servers have been removed from the org, wiped, etc) and most everything seems to be working. I do have an issue with Outlook 2003 users - ...
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Can Google App users view Exchange users public calendars and contacts?

My company currently uses MS Exchange 2003 for company email, contacts, and calendars. We have approximately 150 users. Construction industry. I would like to look into migrating from Exchange to ...
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Why doesn't the age limit on my Exchange 2003 Public Folders work?

I have a number of public folders on our Exchange 2003 server. The server is the only Exchange server in the organisation, it's Exchange 2003 standard SP2. I have configured four of the public ...
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Meetings Disappearing from Outlook 2010 Public Calendar

We are experiencing a frustrating issue with our Public Calendars in Outlook 2010. Meetings that have been scheduled months in advance are missing, but will then reappear. If user A logs in @ 9:30 ...
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Windows 10 update, turns off public folder sharing - need update proof alternative to share files

Small office, 6 people, which is overkill for Windows Server. Instead we use Windows Pro and utilise the public folder for sharing files. Shared files are from Windows specific apps such as accounting ...
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How to replicate all public folders in Exchange 2010?

I have a mailbox server with a mailbox database and a public folder database. I add a second mailbox server and create a mailbox database and a public folder database on it. For mailbox databases, I'...
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How to set root public folder permissions in Exchange 2010

I am currently running Exchange Server 2010 on Windows Server 2008 R2. I have a user that I would like to be able to create/delete public folders in the root public folder. How do I give this user ...
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Exchange 2007: Organisation wide contacts - GAL or Public folder?

We are in the process of moving away from POP3 email to an exchange server solution. One of the main reason is to make it easier to manage a company wide contact list. I've done some reading around ...
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Cannot see files under 744 permission in Apache

I have a MediaWiki installation running under Apache. I've found a problem with file access and after some research, I've found the problem is file system permissions. If my uploads directory has the ...
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How can I repair exchange public folder database?

I have an Exchange 2007 box, that in order to update to SP2/SP3, in preparation for 2010, I had to manually remove the old Exchange 2003 active directory left overs. In doing so I suspect I broke the ...
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How to move the public folder container from the First Administrative Group if Exchange 2003 is no longer there?

This is an Exchange 2007 organization, which was migrated from Exchange 2003; when the last Exchange 2003 server was removed, nobody bothered moving the public folder hierarchy object from the default ...
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Unable to uninstall Exchange 2010 - Critical Property “PublicFolderHierarchy” is missing in the PublicFolderDatabase object

I am attempting to uninstall Exchange 2010 that exists at a DR site in which Double Take Availability was used to replicate the Exchange Database and logs in the event of a catastrophe. Long story ...
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How can a user in Exchange 2013 access public folders in Exchange 2007?

In my environment, there is an Exhange 2007 server and an Exchange 2013 server. I have a few public folders in Exchange 2007 server. I want to know how a user in Exchange 2013 can access the public ...
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Moving Away from Exchange public folders - Export to file system folder?

I have a public folder that was used for the wrong reason. Due to some regulations we had to store lots of photos, we're talking at least 7000 photos that are stored based on a location of stores. ...
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Can't access public folders after upgrade to Exchange 2010

After upgrading a domain from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2010, I cannot access the public folders from Outlook 2003 or Outlook 2007. I can access the public folders from OWA. The error message in ...
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Network share folder not accessible on one machine

I have a network file share folder available from one server on the network (running Zentyal 3.4/Ubuntu 13.10). I can access that shared folder from all of the computers on the network, except for ...
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Item count limit in Public Folders?

I'm in the planning phase for a product that is based around an Exchange 2010 (SP2) server, where our items will be stored in public folders. There could be hundreds of thousands of items, and I want ...
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Exchange 2003 to 2010 migration: Can I remove free/busy public folder once all users are moved?

Now that all my mailboxes are on the 2010 server, can I remove the schedule+free/busy public folder? I am having scheduling synchronization issues, and I believe it may be at fault. All clients are ...
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Exchange 2003 / 2010 Public Folder Restore or Sync Tool needed

What tools exist to restore public folder data? If nothing will assist in (exmerging) PF data, what tools exist to sync data between backup sets?... between forests? It seems that pfdavadmin was ...
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Export Exchange Public folders to a network drive, sharepoint, or a PST

I have a single user who is using 110Gb of data in public folders, and the Exchange admin (me) is persuading them to put that data elsewhere. What options are there for exporting this data? What ...
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Exchange 2003 > 2010 Migration

I have an Exchange migration in progress at the moment. A few users are on Exchange 2010 and most of them are still on 2003. Now, the issue is that things like calendars can't be viewed across 2003 ...
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Is it possible to deliver emails to a public folder

Is it possible for me to create a new email address and make all the emails go to a public folder i have exchange 2003 on my server at the moment. If this is possible what would be the best way for me ...
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The most reliable public folder ever on Mac OS X 10.5

I need to enforce permissions on a directory, ugo+rw. I'd like to assure that files copied in from another directory will have their permissions reset to ugo+rw. I also need to be sure that everyone ...
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Simplest way to move a small public folder to Exchange Online?

I'm working on a migration for a SMB customer (~25 mailboxes) from on-premises Exchange 2010 to Exchange Online; I've set up the hybrid configuration, and I'm currently moving the mailbox data; ...
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Does having a public folder on one server in an Exchange 2003 array populate it for users on another server?

I have 4 back-end servers and 1 front-end server in an Exchange 2003 array. I'm having tons of replication issues, because there's just way too much data in the public folders (or so I suspect). ...
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How to export Exchange public folder permissions and import them to a different system?

I'm involved in a migration from Exchange 2010 to Office 365 (Exchange 2013); all user mailboxes have already been successfully migrated, but due to some glitch or bug that even Microsoft's support ...
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Sharing Exchange Server email messages… not in a PST, and not in Public Folders

We are trying to reduce the amount of messages in our Public Folder databases. Many users use Public folders to share "team-related" information in a central place. The messages in this folder are ...
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Emails moved from Inbox to Public Folders still appear on BlackBerry

I have user who moves emails from his Inbox into Public Folders from within Outlook. The problem is that these messages still appear on his blackberry. Deleted Messages go, messages moved to other ...
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Exporting an exchange public folder contact list to Excel/Access

How can I export an Exchange 2007 public folder (IPM.Contact) as an Excel or Access file? We use Outlook 2010 on the client side.
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Run Sync-MailPublicFolders with backticks in Powershell command line

I'm trying to run: ``` Sync-MailPublicFolders.ps1 -Credential (Get-Credential) -CsvSummaryFile "sync_summary.csv" ``` from https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/exchange/collaboration-exo/public-...
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How do I remove replication from old Exchange Server 2007?

I migrated all my mailboxes, OAB, etc to a new Exchange 2007 Server (from 2007) last week. The only issue I'm having now is uninstalling the old Exchange from the server so I can shut down. When I ...
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Error while migrating from Exchange 2010 to Exchange online (O365)

I am migrating our public folders from Exchange 2010 to exchange online. I followed Microsoft's guide: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-CA/library/dn874017(v=exchg.150).aspx The migration went well ...
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How do I minimize downtime when migrating public folders to Office 365?

At what point should you migrate public folders from Exchange 2007/2010 to Office 365 to minimize downtime during a cutover migration? I understand from the guide here that you should migrate ...
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Organizational Forms Library Subfolder in Oultook

How can I create a subfolder within the Outlook Organization Forms Library? I have been able to publish forms to this location, but I would like to create a folder and have additional forms published ...
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Exchange 2013 - Calendar won't migrate?

I'm finishing up an Exchange 2013 migration. All mailboxes have been moved, and everything is peachy. I'm trying to migrate the Public folders, but I have a calendar that refuses to migrate due to an ...
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Exchange - Holiday/vacation Request Mailbox

I want to setup a mailbox with a calender whereby users can request their Holiday/Vacation to that Calender - then an Administrator of that mailbox can go and Approve the request. What is the best ...
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Exchange Online Hybrid Deployment w/ Public Folders

We are looking to move our exchange environment to exchange online. I have been trying to find information on how we can continue to utilize our extensive public folders. I know that exchange online ...
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Public Folders Appear empty to a particular user, when we know they are not

Public Folders Appear empty to a particular user, when we know they are not - It's pretty simple really, this user should see the contents of this folder, but they can't! Any ideas why you'd see ...