How can I create new Top-Level Public Folders in Exchange 2000/2003?
Public folders can be administered and created using the 32-bit Exchange clients such as Exchange and Outlook, but also by using other tools such as Windows Explorer etc.
To create a Top-Level Public Folder via Outlook perform the following:
To create a new Public Folder from within Windows Explorer do the following:
Note: To perform some client-side security settings you‘ll have to return to Outlook and change the settings from there.
Exchange 2003 note: Exchange Server 2003 does not expose drive M: by default. In order to access Alternate PF Trees via EXIFS in Exchange Server 2003 you‘ll need to re-create drive M: and only then follow the tip found on this page.
In order to re-create drive M: on Exchange Server 2003 follow instructions on the Restore the M Drive Mapping in Exchange 2003 page. This will re-create drive M: for you.