In Microsoft Windows 2000, when an object is created, it assumes
the permissions of its parent object by default. This is known as
Inheritance simplifies the task of managing permissions in your
Exchange system the following ways:
It eliminates the need to manually apply permissions to child
objects as they are created.
It ensures that the permissions attached to a parent object are
applied consistently to all child objects.
When permissions on all objects within a container must be
modified, you change the permissions on the container only once;
the objects inside the container inherit the changes
For some Exchange objects, you can customize this inheritance.
These objects are public folder trees, address lists, and MDBs. For
these objects, you can specify that only the following containers
or subcontainers inherit permissions: