Solved

copy folders to a different mailbox

Posted on 2008-06-17
5
288 Views
Last Modified: 2010-03-06
I create a bunch (over 100) folders for a mail box.  The user wants 5 additional mailboxes to have the same folder structure.  

Is there a way to copy the folder structure so I don't have to manually recreate them?


0
Comment
Question by:johnnyg123
5 Comments
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:daveforster
ID: 21802950
You could export the folders to a PST File, open the PST file on the other 5 computers and then drag the folder in the PST file into the exchange mailbox.  That would copy the structure, but it would also copy the information within the folders.  

If you need to do this just for the folders and not the mail items inside, then export it from the user's computer, then add it to your Outlook.  Delete the items inside the folders and then import them on the 5 users pc's.

Hope this helps!

Cheers,

Dave
0
 

Author Comment

by:johnnyg123
ID: 21803013
will that copy the rules as well?
0
 
LVL 6

Accepted Solution

by:
Neiphin earned 500 total points
ID: 21803140
for the rules you can export the existing rules to a rzw file and then import the file to the other mailaccounts. You will have to open them as primary mail accounts for the import to work successfully.

regards
0
 

Expert Comment

by:benratty
ID: 21803164
No you must export the rules to a rwz file in options.
0
 
LVL 6

Expert Comment

by:Neiphin
ID: 21803179
Oops, the rules file has an extension of RWZ not rzw as mentioned above. :-)
0

Featured Post

Best Practices: Disaster Recovery Testing

Besides backup, any IT division should have a disaster recovery plan. You will find a few tips below relating to the development of such a plan and to what issues one should pay special attention in the course of backup planning.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Lotus Notes – formerly IBM Notes – is an email client application, while IBM Domino (earlier Lotus Domino) is an email server. The client possesses a set of features that are even more advanced as compared to that of Outlook. Likewise, IBM Domino is…
What does UTC stand for?  “Coordinated Universal Time” – Think of this as the true time on Planet Earth that never changes with the exception of minor leap seconds here and there to account for the changes in the planet's rotation.   What does th…
To show how to create a transport rule in Exchange 2013. We show this process by using the Exchange Admin Center. Log into Exchange Admin Center.: First we need to log into the Exchange Admin Center. Navigate to the Mail Flow >> Rules tab.:  To cr…
This video discusses moving either the default database or any database to a new volume.

792 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question