I see your dilemma , Have U tried AD sites and Services, Services, drill
to Folder Hierarchies right click new shared foler ( mine shows Public
Folders in right
view paine) I would assume not on yours. This is only guess that it will
recreate a new
mapi client folder but why not try. Hope this helps
NT Systems Admin
> Exactly Brett, ... which is why since the original server is no longer
> online I do not have the original mapi folder. So how do I enable a mapi
> folder? As you say, I can continute to create other folders, but they are
> only general folders, and are not mapi enabled.
> > the public folder that gets installed by default (M: drive)
> > you can create other folders, but they're not MAPI enabled
> > there can be only one MAPI folder on the server
> > > To bad U didn't replicate public folder instances in other sites.
> > > What on earth is a default mapi public folder ?.
> > > --
> > > Brett Price
> > > Exchange/NT Administrator
> > > > The original server with the default mapi folder was not able to be
> > backed
> > > > up before it had hardware failure. I was unable to rehome the
> > MAPI
> > > > public folder from the first server in the site, so this server only
> > > the
> > > > General Public folders. There is also no way of taking a backup from
> > > > first server, it's toast.
> > > > Does anyone know of a way to rebuilt the Default MAPI folder in this
> > > > machine?
> > > > I have been searching in Technet for a while now, and no luck.