Tutorial: Indexing Exchange Server public folder content

Exchange Server 2003 offers its own mechanisms for indexing public folder content. Public folder indexing allows users to more easily search for specific information across a public folder store. In this tutorial, SearchExchange.com contributor Brien Posey explains how to implement Exchange public folder indexing and outlines its benefits and drawbacks.

Although the preferred method of indexing public folder contents is through SharePoint Portal Server, Exchange

Server 2003 offers its own mechanisms for indexing public folder content. Public folder indexing allows users to more easily search for specific information across a public folder store.

In this tutorial, SearchExchange.com contributor Brien Posey explains how to implement Exchange public folder indexing and outlines its benefits and drawbacks.


Tutorial: Indexing Exchange Server public folder content

 Home: Introduction
 Part 1: How to create an Exchange public folder index
 Part 2: How to populate an Exchange public folder index
 Part 3: How to update an Exchange public folder index
 Part 4: Benefits of Exchange public folder indexing
 Part 5: Performance considerations for Exchange public folder indexing
 Part 6: Related links

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:   
Brien M. Posey, MCSE
Brien is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional for his work with Windows 2000 Server and IIS. He has served as CIO for a nationwide chain of hospitals and was once in charge of IT security for Fort Knox. As a freelance technical writer, he has written for Microsoft, TechTarget, CNET, ZDNet, MSD2D, Relevant Technologies and other technology companies.
This was first published in December 2005

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