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openchangepfadmin — Exchange users and Public Folder administration tool

Synopsis

openchangepfadmin [-?] [-?|--help] [--usage] [-f|--database PATH] [-p|--profile PROFILE]
    [-P|--password PASSWORD] [--apassword=PASSWORD] [--adesc=DESCRIPTION] [--acomment=COMMENT]
    [--afullname=NAME] [--list] [--mkdir] [--rmdir] [--comment=COMMENT] [--dirclass=CLASS]
    [--adduser=USERNAME] [--rmuser=USERNAME] [--addright=RIGHT] [--rmright] [--modright=RIGHT]
    [--debuglevel=LEVEL] [--dump-data] [--folder=FOLDER] [--username=USERNAME]

Description

openchangepfadmin is a administrative command line tool designed to facilitate user management related operations (create, delete, modify) on a remote Exchange server and manage public folder store and permissions.

Commands

--adduser=USERNAME

Create a Exchange user with the username specified by USERNAME

--rmuser=USERNAME

Delete the Exchange user account specified by USERNAME

--list

List Public Folder hierarchy (IPM_SUBTREE)

--mkdir

Create a folder in the Public Folder store

--rmdir

Delete a folder in the Public Folder store

--addright=RIGHT

Add permission and roles for a user on a Public Folder directory.

--modright=RIGHT

Modify permissions and roles for a user on a Public Folder directory

--rmright

Delete permissions and roles for a specific user

Options

--database=DATABASE
-f

Set the MAPI profile database. If no database is specified, then openchangeclient tries to load the default one: $HOME/.openchange/profiles.ldb

--profile=PROFILE
-p

Set the profile to use. If a profile is not specified, and one of the profiles has been set as the default in the profile database (for example, using mapiprofile -S), then that default profile will be used.

--password
-P

Set the password for the profile to use. This can be omitted if the password is stored in the profile.

--apassword=PASSWORD

Define the password to set for the user specified with --adduser. If no password is explicitely supplied, openchangepfadmin will arbitrary set a random one.

--adesc=DESCRIPTION

This command can only be used with --adduser and specifies a description for this account

--acomment=COMMENT

This command can only be used with --adduser and specifies a comment for this account.

--afullname=NAME

This command can only be used with --adduser and specifies the user full name for this account.

--comment=COMMENT

This command can only be used with --mkdir and specifies a comment for the folder.

--dirclass=CLASS

This command can only be used with --mkdir and specifies the container class of the directory we want to create. Possible values are: IPF.Appointment, IPF.Contact, IPF.Journal, IPF.Note, IPF.StickyNote, IPF.Task, IPF.Post

--folder=FOLDER

This command can only be used with --addright, --modright and --rmright. Specify the folder where permissions and roles have to be changed.

--username=USERNAME

This command can only be used with --addright, --modright and --rmright. Specify the username we want to change permissions and roles for.

--dump-data

Dump the hex data. This is only required for debugging or educational purposes.

--debuglevel LEVEL
-d

Set the debug level.

Examples

Creating user

openchangepfadmin --adduser=linuxowner --apassword=linuxowner   \
                    --adesc="Linux Owner Test account"          \
		    --afullname="Linux Owner"
    mapiadmin_user_add       : MAPI_E_SUCCESS (0x0)
username: linuxowner
password: linuxowner

Creates a user account with username and password set to linuxowner.

Deleting user:

openchangepfadmin --rmuser=linuxowner
    mapiadmin_user_del       : MAPI_E_SUCCESS (0x0)

Create Public Folder:

openchangepfadmin --mkdir --folder=public_events --dirclass=IPF.Appointment

Creates a folder in the Public Folder store named public_events with a container class set to Appointment. This folder will display calendar items.

Delete Public Folder:

openchangepfadmin --rmdir --folder=public_events

List Public Folder hierarchy:

openchangepfadmin --list

Add Permission:

openchangepfadmin --username=linuxowner --folder=public_events \
                    --addright=RoleOwner
Permission RoleOwner added for linuxowner on folder public_events

Modify Permission

openchangepfadmin --username=Anonymous --folder=public_events \
  		    --modright=RoleNone
Permission changed to RoleNone for Anonymous on folder appointment

Note that you can only change permissions for a user already listed in the ACL table.

Note

Permissions and Roles possible values are:

See Also

AddUserPermission, ModifyUserPermission, RemoveUserPermission

Author

Julien Kerihuel <j.kerihuel at openchange dot org>

Info

2013-01-24 OpenChange 2.0 QUADRANT OpenChange Users' Manual