View-Only Configuration role

Applies to: Exchange Server 2013

The View-Only Configuration management role enables administrators to view all the non-recipient Exchange configuration settings in an organization. Examples of configuration that are viewable are server configuration, transport configuration, database configuration, and organization-wide configuration.

This role can be combined with roles associated with the View-Only Recipients role to create a role group that can view every object in an organization. For more information, see View-Only Recipients role.

Default management role assignments

This role has role assignments to one or more role assignees. The following table indicates whether the role assignment is regular or delegating, and also indicates the management scopes applied to each assignment. The following list describes each column:

  • Regular assignment: Regular role assignments enable the role assignee to access the permissions provided by the management role entries on this role.

  • Delegating assignment: Delegating role assignments give the role assignee the ability to assign this role to role groups, users, or USGs.

  • Recipient read scope: The recipient read scope determines what recipient objects the role assignee is allowed to read from Active Directory.

  • Recipient write scope: The recipient write scope determines what recipient objects the role assignee is allowed to modify in Active Directory.

  • Configuration read scope: The configuration read scope determines what configuration and server objects the role assignee is allowed to read from Active Directory.

  • Configuration write scope: The configuration write scope determines what organizational and server objects the role assignee is allowed to modify in Active Directory.

Default management role assignments for this role

Role group Regular assignment Delegating assignment Recipient read scope Recipient write scope Configuration read scope Configuration write scope

Compliance Management

X

 

Organization

None

OrganizationConfig

None

Delegated Setup

X

Organization

None

OrganizationConfig

None

Hygiene Management

X

Organization

None

OrganizationConfig

None

Organization Management

X

X

Organization

None

OrganizationConfig

None

View-only Organization Management

X

Organization

None

OrganizationConfig

None