Follow the procedure for PFDAVAdmin as we have previously documented (this sets Permissions on the appropriate folders).
1. Export your Active Directory data using CSVDE
csvde -f ad.csv -s SERVER -d "OU=Clients,DC=ex2007,DC=sumatra,DC=local" -l "dn,cn,displayname,sn,givenname,objectcategory,mailnickname,mail,homeMDB,distinguishedname,altRecipient,targetAddress"
Note: change the -s and the -d to represent your server and your AD
2. Import the data into the Database table AD_ExportUserList (if you have not already)
NOTES: The CSVDE output will:
· Have more columns of data than is used in the table
· A different order of columns. You must move columns in the output file so that the data align with the table
3. Run the macro M_OutputProxyForLDIFDE
4. Open a command window (i.e., DOS) , and run LDIFDE:
ldifde.exe -f proxy_delegates.ldf -i -s SERVER -k
where -s is the name of your server.
Result will be as follows for your Delegates (In Outlook menus via Tools-Options-Delegates Tab):
For more information on using LDIFDE see:
Using LDIFDE to import and export directory objects to Active Directory
Please note: this will set READ-WRITE (MM Term) permissions only. In Outlook terms it is "Editor."
Why? Because LDIFDE does not let us set READ-ONLY (Outlook term: "Reviewer").
We do the best we can with the Proxy migration tools. In general for setting Delegates we really really really want to be using off-the-shelf Microsoft tools (less chance of an update that makes them obsolete).