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New-PublicFolder

 

Applies to: Exchange Server 2013, Exchange Online

Topic Last Modified: 2014-03-14

This cmdlet is available in on-premises Exchange Server 2013 and in the cloud-based service. Some parameters and settings may be exclusive to one environment or the other.

Use the New-PublicFolder cmdlet to create a public folder with the specified name.

For information about the parameter sets in the Syntax section below, see Syntax.

New-PublicFolder -Name <String> [-Confirm [<SwitchParameter>]] [-DomainController <Fqdn>] [-EformsLocaleId <CultureInfo>] [-Mailbox <MailboxIdParameter>] [-Organization <OrganizationIdParameter>] [-Path <PublicFolderIdParameter>] [-WhatIf [<SwitchParameter>]]

This example creates the public folder Marketing in the root of the public folder.

New-PublicFolder -Name Marketing 

This example creates the public folder FY2013 under the existing folders \Legal\Cases. The path to the new folder is \Legal\Cases\FY2013.

New-PublicFolder -Name FY2013 -Path \Legal\Cases 

This example creates the public folder Support in the North_America hierarchy public folder mailbox.

New-PublicFolder -Name Support -Mailbox North_America

You need to be assigned permissions before you can run this cmdlet. Although all parameters for this cmdlet are listed in this topic, you may not have access to some parameters if they're not included in the permissions assigned to you. To see what permissions you need, see the "Public folders" entry in the Sharing and collaboration permissions topic.

 

Parameter Required Type Description

Name

Required

System.String

The Name parameter specifies the name for the public folder.

Confirm

Optional

System.Management.Automation.SwitchParameter

The Confirm switch causes the command to pause processing and requires you to acknowledge what the command will do before processing continues. You don't have to specify a value with the Confirm switch.

DomainController

Optional

Microsoft.Exchange.Data.Fqdn

This parameter is available only in on-premises Exchange 2013.

The DomainController parameter specifies the fully qualified domain name (FQDN) of the domain controller that writes this configuration change to Active Directory.

EformsLocaleId

Optional

System.Globalization.CultureInfo

The EformsLocaleId parameter specifies the locale-specific version of the e-forms library. The valid input for the EformsLocaleId parameter is the string names listed in the Culture Name column in the Microsoft .NET Class Library class reference available at CultureInfo Class.

Mailbox

Optional

Microsoft.Exchange.Configuration.Tasks.MailboxIdParameter

The Mailbox parameter specifies the identity of the hierarchy public folder mailbox in which you want this public folder created. You can use the following values:

  • GUID

  • Distinguished name (DN)

  • Domain\Account

  • User principal name (UPN)

  • LegacyExchangeDN

  • SMTP address

  • Alias

Organization

Optional

Microsoft.Exchange.Configuration.Tasks.OrganizationIdParameter

The Organization parameter is reserved for internal Microsoft use.

Path

Optional

Microsoft.Exchange.Configuration.Tasks.PublicFolderIdParameter

The Path parameter specifies the location of the folder in the folder hierarchy, for example, \Legal\Cases.

WhatIf

Optional

System.Management.Automation.SwitchParameter

The WhatIf switch instructs the command to simulate the actions that it would take on the object. By using the WhatIf switch, you can view what changes would occur without having to apply any of those changes. You don't have to specify a value with the WhatIf switch.

To see the input types that this cmdlet accepts, see Cmdlet Input and Output Types. If the Input Type field for a cmdlet is blank, the cmdlet doesn’t accept input data.

To see the return types, which are also known as output types, that this cmdlet accepts, see Cmdlet Input and Output Types. If the Output Type field is blank, the cmdlet doesn’t return data.

 
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