permissions inheritance block on public folder

I am currently planning an Exchange 2003 to 2010 transition, the problem I have is that when I run the pre-deployment analyser I get 2 critical issues stating that "access control list" and "permissions" inheritance is blocked for the public folder tree object, the tick box is ticked to "allow inheritable permissions from the parent to propagate to this object" on the PF database but is unticked in the folder hierarchies, just want to be certain that if I check this box that it's not going to wipe out the permissions on every child folder underneath? just that the PF DB is over 300gb (I know...) and don't fancy having to restore it.
Cheers
Jon CarneyInfrastructure EngineerAsked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

tshearonCommented:
No it will not overwrite the permissions. It will only propagate the permissions at the parent level to the folder and any explicit or direct permissions at the folder level will remain.
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
Jon CarneyInfrastructure EngineerAuthor Commented:
Completed yesterday, all good, thanks.....
0
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Exchange

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.