This article describes the permissions that can be granted to a public folder in Microsoft Exchange Server.

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Client permissions

Many permissions can be granted to a public folder. The following list describes client permissions:

  • ReadItems - The user can read items in the specified public folder.

  • CreateItems - The user can create items in the specified public folder and send email messages to the public folder if it is mail-enabled.

  • EditOwnedItems - The user can edit the items that the user owns in the specified public folder.

  • DeleteOwnedItems - The user can delete items that the user owns in the specified public folder.

  • EditAllItems - The user can edit all items in the specified public folder.

  • DeleteAllItems - The user can delete all items in the specified public folder.

  • CreateSubfolders - The user can create subfolders in the specified public folder.

  • FolderOwner - The user is the owner of the specified public folder. The user can view and move the public folder, create subfolders, and set permissions for the folder. The user cannot read, edit, delete, or create items.

  • FolderContact - The user is the contact for the specified public folder.

  • FolderVisible - The user can view the specified public folder but cannot read or edit items in the folder.


Public folder roles with permissions

The following table lists the predefined public folder roles and the permissions that are included in each role. The table headers reflect the permissions that were described earlier in this article.

Role

Create
Items

Read
Items

Create
Subfolders

Folder
Owner

Folder Contact

Folder
Visible

Edit
OwnedItems

Edit
AllItems

Delete
OwnedItems

Delete
AllItems

None

X

Owner

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

PublishingEditor

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Editor

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

PublishingAuthor

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Author

X

X

X

X

X

Non-EditingAuthor

X

X

X

Reviewer

X

X

Contributor

X

X


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