Public Folder Permissions Issue - Please Help!

Under our Public Folder store in ESM(Exchange System Manager) the inherit 
permissions under security was unchecked to remove inherited permissions. 
Now, NOBODY has access to view it, read it, or even list it our public 
folder structure. Not even the system, or the domain administrator etc. 

Note, the pub1.edb file where the public folder structure is stored is still 
intact.

How can I get the public folders back to its original state?

I have been researching this problem in multiple Exchange News Groups and 
received information about a tool called ”PFDavAdmin” which errors out.  

Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,

Chris B.
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Chris I think your best bet would be to restore the DB from a backup. 
There's probably an explicit deny permission for everyone set on the DB. 
That would explain why you can't access or even see the DB.  Remember that 
deny permissions take precedence over allow permissions.

-Mauricio.

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"Chris B." <Chris B.@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message 
news:94F9205D-A991-42B2-B0D5-0D9E94E3AB15@microsoft.com...
> Under our Public Folder store in ESM(Exchange System Manager) the inherit
> permissions under security was unchecked to remove inherited permissions.
> Now, NOBODY has access to view it, read it, or even list it our public
> folder structure. Not even the system, or the domain administrator etc.
>
> Note, the pub1.edb file where the public folder structure is stored is 
> still
> intact.
>
> How can I get the public folders back to its original state?
>
> I have been researching this problem in multiple Exchange News Groups and
> received information about a tool called "PFDavAdmin" which errors out.
>
> Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Chris B. 


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