Public folders in Kerio Connect
Article Number: 1171 | Last Updated: Fri, Jul 15, 2016 8:06 AM
Public folders are folders available to all users in a domain or the whole server. You can create public folders of these types:
You can create public folders in Kerio Connect Client or Microsoft Outlook.
To create or edit public folders, users must have appropriate admin rights for public folders assigned (see below).
Assigning administrator rights to manage public folders
Global vs. domain public folders
In Kerio Connect, public folders can be:
Sharing in Kerio Connect Client
Users can share folders across all domains in Kerio Connect:
Chat in Kerio Connect Client
The contacts that users can chat with depend on the public folder settings:
Configuring public folders
To select the type of public folders:
If you switch the public folder type after public folders has already been created, you must create new public folders — users will not be able to see the old ones.
Read How to change from individual public folders to global public folders and keep your existing public folder data for additional information.
Creating public folders in Kerio Connect Client
By default, all users from the domain can view public folders. To change the sharing rights, read article Sharing in Kerio Connect Client.
Microsoft Outlook has a similar procedure.
Viewing public folders
All public folders are automatically displayed in Kerio Connect Client and other clients.
See the following table for detailed information:
Global Address List
Kerio Connect can automatically add users to a public contacts folder which is used as an internal source of company contacts.
By default, this option is enabled. To disable it for individual users:
If users are mapped from Active Directory or Apple Open Directory, the entire LDAP database synchronizes every hour automatically.