Update-PublicFolderHierarchy (RTM)

Exchange 2007

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Applies to: Exchange Server 2007

Topic Last Modified: 2015-03-09

Use the Update-PublicFolderHierarchy cmdlet to start content synchronization of the public folder hierarchy.

Update-PublicFolderHierarchy -Server <ServerIdParameter> [-DomainController <Fqdn>]

To use the Update-PublicFolderHierarchy cmdlet, the account you use must be delegated the following:

  • Exchange Organization Administrator role

For more information about permissions, delegating roles, and the rights that are required to administer Exchange Server 2007, see Permission Considerations.


Parameter Required Type Description




The Server parameter specifies the identity of a Mailbox server with a public folder database that will be the source of the replication.




The DomainController parameter specifies the domain controller to use to write this configuration change to Active Directory. Use the fully qualified domain name (FQDN) of the domain controller that you want to use.


Error Description



Exceptions Description


This example pipes the output of the Get-MailboxServer command to the Update-PublicFolderHierarchy command to start content replication of the public folder hierarchy from Server1 to Mailbox servers with a public folder store.

Get-MailboxServer -Identity Server1 | Update-PublicFolderHierarchy