I believe I have a bit of a "chicken and the egg" problem after rebuilding the SBS server, creating an NEW AD and restoring the exchange databases from backup (using ntbackup).
For several long-winded reasons I decided to recreate the AD information by manually creating new user and computer accounts. I used the same OU names and domain information to make it work.
I got both databases to mount (priv and Pub) without incident and was sucessfull in remapping the mailboxes to new user accounts. So far so good.
My problem is specificaly with the Public folders. I sensed we were having permision problems and after looking around it seems I was right ..
Here is what I got...
If I look at the public folder properties in Outlook I am not given the options to look at the security tab so I can only look at the permissions in the SUMMARY tab which shows the folder is owned by an unresolved SID. I presume it to be the SID from the Admin account of the old AD.
I went to the ESM to try view/edit permissions there but I can NOT open any public folder properties. When I try I get an LDAP error that looks like this:
There is no such object on the server
Facility: LDAP Provider
ID no: 800072030
Exchange System Manager
Additional symptoms - User can read and write to the public folders but can't create new ones nor can they CC email to them anymore.
Can someone please recomend a tool I could use to assume administrative ownership over the public folders again?