Applies to: Exchange Server 2007 SP3, Exchange Server
2007 SP2, Exchange Server 2007 SP1
Topic Last Modified: 2006-09-20
Use the General tab to view the properties of a public folder database, to change its name, and to customize its maintenance schedule.
Use this tab to view and configure the following attributes of a public folder database.
This box at the top of the tab (without a label) displays the name of the public folder database. You can change the name of the database by typing a new name in this box.
- Database path
This field displays the full path to the Exchange database (.edb) file for the selected public folder database. To view the entire path, you may have to click the path and use the RIGHT ARROW key.
You cannot use this field to change the path. To change the location of the database files, close Properties, right-click the database, and then click Move Database Files. You can also change the location by using the Move-DatabasePath cmdlet in the Exchange Management Shell.
- Database copy path
If local continuous replication (LCR) is enabled for the storage group that contains the public folder database, this field displays the location of the copy of the public folder database. To view the entire path, you may have to click the path and use the RIGHT ARROW key.
For information about enabling LCR for a storage group, see Managing Local Continuous Replication.
- Last full backup
This field displays the date and time of the last complete backup of the public folder database.
For information about backing up Exchange databases, see Using Backup to Back Up and Restore Exchange Data.
- Last incremental backup
This field displays the date and time of the last incremental backup of the public folder database.
This field displays whether the public folder database is mounted or dismounted.
For information about how to mount or dismount a database, see the following topics:
This field displays the last date and time that the public folder database was modified.
- Maintenance schedule
Use this list to select one of the preset maintenance schedules.
You can also configure a custom schedule. To configure a custom schedule, in the Maintenance schedule list, select Use Custom Schedule, and then click Customize.
- Do not mount this database at startup
Select this check box to prevent Exchange from mounting this public folder database when it starts.
- This database can be overwritten by a restore
Select this check box to allow the public folder database to be overwritten during a restore process.