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PublicStoreDB CoClass

Exchange Server 2003

PublicStoreDB CoClass

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Type Library

Microsoft CDO for Exchange Management Library

Inproc Server


Threading Model


Implemented Interfaces

IPublicStoreDB Interface

IDataSource2 Interface

Supported Bindings

Data pertaining to Microsoft® Exchange Server 2003 public stores can reside in both Microsoft Active Directory® and Exchange Server 2003. In most cases, you will use the IDataSource2 interface to bind to data in Active Directory using the LDAP address protocol. For more information, see Active Directory and CDOEXM.


Using the PublicStoreDB Component Object Model (COM) class, you can create, modify, and delete public stores. Using the default interface, IPublicStoreDB Interface, you can mount, dismount, or move a public store. You can also modify properties that control the public store behavior.