Part # 4 – Configure Public folder permissions


Configure Public folder permissions


Please find the lists of management tasks that you can perform to configure and maintain public folder permissions:



  • How to Add Permissions for Client Users to Access Public Folder Content
    You can use the Add-PublicFolderClientPermission cmdlet or the AddUsersToPFRecursive.ps1 user management script to specify the permissions for the client user. You can create the access rights by using either the predefined permission roles or by creating custom access rights.

  • How to Remove or Replace Public Folder Client Permissions
    You can use the Remove-PublicFolderClientPermission cmdlet or the RemoveUserFromPFRecursive.ps1 script to remove permissions for the client user. You can remove access rights by using either the predefined permission roles or by using the access rights.
    You can use the ReplaceUserWithUserOnPFRecursive.ps1 and ReplaceUserPermissionOnPFRecursive.ps1 scripts to replace client permissions on a public folder.


  • How to View Public Folder Client Permissions Settings
    You can use the Get-PublicFolderClientPermission cmdlet to view the client access rights associated with a public folder.

  • How to Grant the Send As Permission for a Mail-Enabled Public Folder
    You can use Send As permissions to configure a mail-enabled public folder so that users other than the public folder owner can use the mail-enabled public folder to send messages.
    The Send As permission is not granted until after replication has occurred. Replication times depend on your Microsoft Exchange and network configuration.

  • How to Add Administrative Permissions for Users to Access Public Folders
    You can use the Add-PublicFolderAdministratorPermission cmdlet, the Add-ExchangeAdministrator cmdlet, or the Add Exchange Administrator wizard to grant administrative rights for a user to access a public folder or public folder hierarchy.

  • How to Remove Public Folder Administrative Permissions
    You can use the Remove-PublicFolderAdministratorPermission cmdlet, the Remove-ExchangeAdministrator cmdlet, or the Add Exchange Administrator wizard to remove administrative access rights from a user for a public folder or public folder hierarchy.

  • How to View Public Folder Administrative Permission Settings
    You can use the Get-PublicFolderAdministratorPermission cmdlet, the Get-ExchangeAdministrator cmdlet, or the Organization Configuration node to view the administrative rights that are associated with a public folder or public folder hierarchy.

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