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Microsoft Exchange Server 2013: Mailbox and High Availability by Tony Redmond

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Public folders

When they were first introduced, public folders were the cornerstone of the Microsoft collaboration strategy for Exchange. Many of the features public folders provide are very interesting, among which are support for electronic forms and the ability to replicate data to multiple replicas so that data would be close (in network terms) to end users. Time and technology have left public folders in their slipstream, and the features that seemed so attractive in the past are now relics of the way we used to work.

Even so, a great deal of public folders remain in use. For the most part, these public folders act as read-only repositories for documents that large numbers of users need to access, such as company policies and procedures, project ...

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