How do I grant permission for people to create top level public folders?

A. By default all users can create top level folders however this can be changed if you would like to restrict this

  1. Start the Exchange Administrator program
  2. Expand the site and select Configuration
  3. Select "Information Store Site Configuration" and select Properties from the File menu
  4. Select the "Top Level Folder Creation" tab
  5. You will notice that under "Allowed to create top level folders" All is selected by default. Change this to list and click the Modify button
  6. You will be shown a list of Exchange mail boxes, select the ones that should be allowed to create top-level folders and click OK
  7. Click Apply then OK

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- Setting top level folder creation access

Alternatively you could have left is as All and modified the list of people who should not be able to create top-level folders.

If people are still logged in they will be able to continue to create top-level folders until they close Outlook/Exchange and restart it.


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