Public folder Exchange 2010

Hello Experts

i want to publish the GAL in exchange 2010 as the default contacts folder,
how do i do that ?

Thank you.
Webs_InfraAsked:
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Manpreet SIngh KhatraSolutions Architect, Project LeadCommented:
Yes its like you have a shortcut folders we have for Windows folders

- Rancy
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Manpreet SIngh KhatraSolutions Architect, Project LeadCommented:
SO if i understand you say when a user opens GAL he should by default see Contacts folder ... am i right if so

Outlook -> GAL -> Tools (in the GAL menu wizard) -> select the default view

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Webs_InfraAuthor Commented:
Hi Rancy

my target is that my company users
will have one (primary) contacts list (should be the GAL)
and will display in the contacts tab in outlook.

Thanks.
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Manpreet SIngh KhatraSolutions Architect, Project LeadCommented:
You mean if a user clicks on Contacts he sees the GAL details or do you say that when i click on new email and click on TO or GAL i see the COntacts folder by default ?

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Webs_InfraAuthor Commented:
i say when i click on contacts i want the users to see the GAL (or OAB)
as the primary contacts list
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Manpreet SIngh KhatraSolutions Architect, Project LeadCommented:
Sorry thats not possible as what your saying is a Local contact folder user based

- Rancy
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Webs_InfraAuthor Commented:
Hi Rancy

thanks for the answers,
do you know how can i accomplish that using public folder ?

thanks.
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Manpreet SIngh KhatraSolutions Architect, Project LeadCommented:
Sir the GAL and OAB are stored locally on the server and not in some folder that someone can view so you can surely export the data to some Excel and create Contacts and then move them to a PF .... but there could be modifications all the time to GAL which wont happen automatically

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Webs_InfraAuthor Commented:
hi Rancy

so you're saying that their isn't a way to automatic deploy a public contacts folder,
to the outlook clients for them to see it on the contacts tab ?
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Manpreet SIngh KhatraSolutions Architect, Project LeadCommented:
best you can have is to have all users add the PF Contacts folder as favorite

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Webs_InfraAuthor Commented:
and then the PF will be shown in the contacts tab ?
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Webs_InfraAuthor Commented:
i will try this
thank you.
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