Can permissions be assigned on shared Exchange mailbox to allow creating a subfolder but NOT being able to subsequently move it?

I have an Exchange 2010/Outlook 2010 environment.  A user has asked me if there is any way to allow users of the shared mailbox to be able to create folders and subfolders, yet once they are created to not be able to move them to a different folder.  Apparently, User A creates a folder or subfolder, and then User B moves it under a different subfolder.  This causes great consternation to User A.  There are currently 8 users sharing this mailbox.  Any help would be appreciated!
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Simon Butler (Sembee)ConsultantCommented:
If the users have Full Mailbox access on the mailbox, then no.
You can only give granular control over the folders by settings the permissions on the folders themselves.

If users are moving folders about then you are looking for a technical solution to a behavioural problem. Resolving the behaviour would be more effective.


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aerblichAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the quick response, Simon.  You are right about looking for behavioural solutions.  I was hoping there might be a technical solution that would help curb the behavioural issue at hand.
Is there a way to make one user an administrator of that mailbox with the permission to do as he pleases, while granting other access to the mailbox and denying them the ability to move folders about?
Simon Butler (Sembee)ConsultantCommented:
Mailbox permissions at the server level are full access or nothing at all.
Therefore to grant granular permissions you have to remove the full mailbox and replace it with permissions on all of the folders individually.

That means at the top of the tree you have to grant folder visible permissions.

However be aware that new folders inherit permissions, so if a user has top level "editor" then any new sub folders will also be editor.

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aerblichAuthor Commented:
If I remove the full mailbox rights, wont that remove the mailbox completely from the user's outlook navigation pane?  How would I then access the folders to assign permissions?  Or do I first assign permissions within outlook,  and then remove the full access at the server level?
Simon Butler (Sembee)ConsultantCommented:
Doesn't matter which way round you do it.
Removing Full Mailbox will remove it from the Outlook client automatically, so you will have to put it back in again.
If you set the permissions first, then full mailbox overrides them, so they will have no effect.

aerblichAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the quick repsonses and the expert advice.  Much appreciated.
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