XADM: Cannot Set Contributor or Author Permissions on Public Folders

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In Exchange 2000 Server, users who have only contributor rights to a public folder cannot perform a drag-and-drop operation to move items to that public folder.

In Exchange Server 5.5, users who have at least contributor rights to a public folder can perform a drag-and-drop operation to move an item from the desktop to that public folder. The only other requirement is that the focus in Microsoft Outlook must be on a folder to which the user has at least reviewer rights. If you attempt to perform the same procedure in Exchange 2000, you may receive the following error message:
Can't copy items. You do not have sufficient permissions to perform this operation on this object. See the folder contact or your system administrator.


To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
301378 XGEN: How to Obtain the Latest Exchange 2000 Server Service Pack
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Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server.

This problem was first corrected in Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server Service Pack 1.


Article ID: 274663 - Last Review: October 21, 2013 - Revision: 1.4
  • Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server Standard Edition
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