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Microsoft Exchange 2013 Cookbook by Peter De Tender, Michael Van Horenbeeck

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Managing public folders

Public folders have changed quite dramatically compared to before. Prior to Exchange 2013 public folders were stored in their own databases. As such, they were managed in a completely different way than regular mailboxes. In this topic we will go through some of the common management tasks related to public folder management.

Getting ready

To execute the following steps either log in to the Exchange Admin Center or launch the Exchange Management Shell.

How to do it...

We will learn how to manage folders in this section.

Creating new public folder mailboxes

The following command will create a new public folder mailbox named Accounting on mailbox database MDB01:

New-Mailbox –Name "Accounting" –Database "MDB01" –PublicFolder

Execute ...

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