Configure Public Folder Management Console Server Connectivity

Applies to: Exchange Server 2010

Topic Last Modified: 2009-08-27

Use the Public Folder Server Properties dialog box to view or configure the server that remote Windows PowerShell connects to from within the Public Folder Management Console.

  1. In the console tree, click Toolbox.
  2. In the result pane, select the Public Folder Management Console.
  3. In the action pane, click Open Tool. The Public Folder Management Console appears.
  4. In the public folder tree, select the server, which is the top-level node.
  5. In the action pane, click Properties.
  6. View or configure the following settings:
    • Administrator identity   This read-only field displays the administrator credentials of the selected Exchange forest.
    • Select a server to connect to for remote PowerShell   The Public Folder Management Console relies on remote Windows PowerShell to perform the requested tasks. Select one of the following options:
      Connect to the automatically selected server   Click this button if you want to connect to the default server.
      Specify a server to connect to   Click this button if you want to use a different server to run remote Windows PowerShell. Click Browse to select a server. Only Mailbox servers that contain a public folder database are displayed.
  7. Click OK.