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New-PublicFolder

 

Applies to: Exchange Server 2010 SP3, Exchange Server 2010 SP2

Topic Last Modified: 2012-11-15

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


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

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 Mailbox 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

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.

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.

Server

Optional

Microsoft.Exchange.Configuration.Tasks.ServerIdParameter

The Server parameter specifies the server on which to create the public folder.

If a server isn't specified, the command checks whether the local server is running Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 or Exchange Server 2007 with the Mailbox server role installed and with a public folder database. If it is, the public folder is created locally. If it isn't, Exchange finds the closest (by site cost) Exchange 2010 or Exchange 2007 Mailbox server with a public folder database on which to create the public folder.

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.

This example creates the public folder Marketing in the root of the public folder tree on the local server of the closest Mailbox server with a public folder database.

New-PublicFolder -Name Marketing 

This example creates the public folder FY2010 under the existing folders \Legal\Cases. The path to the new folder is \Legal\Cases\FY2010 on the server MBXSVR01.

New-PublicFolder -Name FY2010 -Path \Legal\Cases -Server MBXSVR01
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