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Reference Materials for Migration 8.14 - Public Folder Synchronization (MAgE)

About This Document How It Works Before You Begin Public Folder Synchronization Workarounds Technical Reference

Granting Owner Permissions for Each Public Folder

To grant the required permission the administrative account, for example, JohnSmith), run the following cmdlet in Exchange Management Shell:

Get-PublicFolder -Recurse | Add-PublicFolderClientPermission -User "LA\JohnSmith" -AccessRights Owner

NOTE:This permission must be granted for all public folders you want to synchronize.

Granting CreateSubfolders and FolderVisible Access Rights for the Root Folder

To grant CreateSubfolders and FolderVisible permission to the <User> (for example, LA\JohnSmith), run the following cmdlet in Exchange Management Shell:

Add-PublicFolderClientPermission -Identity "\" -User "LA\JohnSmith" -AccessRights "CreateSubfolders","FolderVisible"

Granting Full Access Permission for Public Folder to an account

To grant Full Access permission for Public Folder to the account perform the following steps:

  1. From the Start menu, select Run. In the Run dialog box, type ADSIEdit.msc. Click OK.
  2. In the ADSIEdit snap-in, open the CN=Folder Hierarchies CN=Exchange Administrative Group(…) CN=Administrative Group CN=Microsoft Exchange,CN=Services,CN=Configuration,DC=<…>,DC=<…> container.
  3. Righ-tclick the Folder Hierarchies and select Properties.
  4. In the Properties dialog box, click the Security tab.
  5. On the Security tab, click Add to provide the account to which you wish to assign permissions.
  6. Select the account name, and then enable the Allow option for the Full Access permission in the Permissions box.
  7. Click the Advanced button. In the Advanced Security Settings dialog box, select the account you specified on step 5 and click Edit.
  8. In the Permission Entry dialog box, select This object and all child (descendant) objects from the Apply onto drop-down list.
  9. Click OK to accept changes

Office 365 account: Granting the Public Folders Role

To grant the required permission to the <User> (for example, JohnSmith), run the following cmdlet in Exchange Management Shell:

$session = New-PSSession -ConfigurationName Microsoft.Exchange -ConnectionUri https://outlook.office365.com/powershell-liveid/ -Credential $cred -Authentication Basic –AllowRedirection
Import-PSSession $session
New-ManagementRoleAssignment -Role "Public Folders" -User "JohnSmith"
Remove-PSSession $session
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