Outlook can't access public folders hosted on legacy Exchange servers
- In your Microsoft Exchange environment, Exchange Server 2010 coexists with either Exchange Server 2013 or Exchange Server 2016.
- Public folders are hosted on the Exchange 2010 servers.
- Access to the legacy public folders has been configured in compliance with the guidelines in the TechNet topic that's mentioned in the "More Information" section.
- There are multiple Exchange 2010 public folder databases.
- Assign a public folder discovery mailbox to the user's mailbox by using the Set-Mailbox cmdlet, as follows:
Set-Mailbox <User> -DefaultPublicFolderMailbox <ProxyMailbox>
- Assign the public folder database for the user's mailbox database by using the Set-MailboxDatabase cmdlet, as follows:
Set-MailboxDatabase (Get-Mailbox <User>).Database -PublicFolderDatabase (Get-MailboxDatabase (Get-Mailbox <ProxyMailbox>).Database).PublicFolderDatabase
- Run the following cmdlet to restart the Microsoft Exchange Rpc Client Access service on the server that's running Exchange Server that hosts the public folders:
Article ID: 3177600 - Last Review: 09/08/2016 22:16:00 - Revision: 4.0
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