DeleteFolder

Last modified: September 29, 2010

Applies to: Exchange Server 2007 | Exchange Server 2010

The DeleteFolder element defines a request to delete folders from a mailbox in the Exchange store.


<DeleteFolder DeleteType="">
   <FolderIds/>
</DeleteFolder>

DeleteFolderType

The following sections describe attributes, child elements, and parent elements.

Attributes

Attribute

Description

DeleteType

Describes how a folder is deleted. This attribute is required.

DeleteType Attribute

Value

Description

HardDelete

A folder is permanently removed from the store.

SoftDelete

A folder is moved to the dumpster if the dumpster is enabled.

MoveToDeletedItems

A folder is moved to the Deleted Items folder.

Child Elements

Element

Description

FolderIds

Contains an array of folder identifiers that are used to identify folders to delete.

Parent Elements

None.

The MoveToDeletedItems and HardDelete options are transactional, which means that by the time a Web service call completes, the database has moved the item to the Deleted Items folder or permanently removed the item from the Exchange database. This behavior is the same for MicrosoftExchange Server 2007 and Exchange Server 2010.

The schema that describes this element is located in the IIS virtual directory that hosts Exchange Web Services of the Client Access server.

Namespace

http://schemas.microsoft.com/exchange/services/2006/messages

Schema Name

Message schema

Validation File

Messages.xsd

Can be Empty

False

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