Solved

trying to create new security group in AD and add to public email folder

Posted on 2011-02-23
6
331 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I created a public folder calender for one of our offices. I now want to make the office manager the owner and add the rest of his people to a security group where they will only be reviewers. The goal is for only the manger to add, edit and delete and everyone else in his office be able to view, while others offices will not even be able to access. I created a security group in AD. added a test user to it. Then opened my OUTLOOK and went down to PUBLIC FOLDERS and found the PUBLIC FOLDER I created then went to a sub folder that is the calender his office will use. I right clicked and went to properties and then PERMISSIONS. I selected ADD and then tried to search for the group I just created. I cannot get it to display. I see other groups that other admins have created, but cannot find mine. There is probably something simple I am missing to get it to display.
0
Comment
Question by:Thor2923
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 4
  • 2
6 Comments
 
LVL 43

Expert Comment

by:Amit
ID: 34963175
Can you mail enabled it and try again
0
 
LVL 43

Expert Comment

by:Amit
ID: 34963207
From outlook you can open mail enabled objects only
0
 
LVL 43

Accepted Solution

by:
Amit earned 500 total points
ID: 34963229
Other option is

Try using Exchange System Manager (ESM) instead of Outlook to set the folder permissions. When you're on the Permissions tab for the folder, click Directory Rights, and you'll see your security group.

0
Edgartown IT Case Study

Learn about Edgartown's quest to ensure the safety and security of the entire town's employee and citizen data. Read the case study!

 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:Thor2923
ID: 34963955
well I used ESM and have the group added to the PUBLIC FOLDER and PUBLIC CALENDAR sub folders below it. I made sure all public folders were mail enabled. I still do not see the group added when I go into OUTLOOK and check the permissions. BUT, I just noticed, I think my global catalog server is down...could that be the reason?
0
 
LVL 43

Expert Comment

by:Amit
ID: 34964016
Yes that is the reason. Outlook looks via GAL for any address resolution.
0
 
LVL 1

Author Closing Comment

by:Thor2923
ID: 34964757
This is how I ended up fixing it, thanks
0

Featured Post

Independent Software Vendors: We Want Your Opinion

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

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

Always backup Domain, SYSVOL etc.using processes according to Microsoft Best Practices. This is meant as a disaster recovery process for small environments that did not implement backup processes and did not run a secondary domain controller that ne…
After seeing many questions for JRNL_WRAP_ERROR for replication failure, I thought it would be useful to write this article.
Attackers love to prey on accounts that have privileges. Reducing privileged accounts and protecting privileged accounts therefore is paramount. Users, groups, and service accounts need to be protected to help protect the entire Active Directory …
This video shows how to use Hyena, from SystemTools Software, to update 100 user accounts from an external text file. View in 1080p for best video quality.

688 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