This cmdlet is available only in the cloud-based service.

Use the Get-SafeAttachmentPolicy cmdlet to view Safe Attachments policies in your cloud-based organization. Note : We recommend that you use the Exchange Online PowerShell V2 module to connect to Exchange Online PowerShell. For instructions, see Use the Exchange Online PowerShell V2 module (

For information about the parameter sets in the Syntax section below, see Exchange cmdlet syntax (


   [[-Identity] <SafeAttachmentPolicyIdParameter>]


Safe Attachments is a feature in Advanced Threat Protection that opens email attachments in a special hypervisor environment to detect malicious activity.

You need to be assigned permissions before you can run this cmdlet. Although this topic lists all parameters for the cmdlet, you may not have access to some parameters if they're not included in the permissions assigned to you. To find the permissions required to run any cmdlet or parameter in your organization, see Find the permissions required to run any Exchange cmdlet.


Example 1


This example shows a summary list of all Safe Attachments policies.

Example 2

Get-SafeAttachmentPolicy -Identity Default | Format-List

This example shows detailed information about the Safe Attachments policy named Default.



The Identity parameter specifies the Safe Attachments policy that you want to view.

You can use any value that uniquely identifies the policy. For example:

  • Name

  • Distinguished name (DN)

  • GUID

Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True
Accept wildcard characters:False
Applies to:Exchange Online, Exchange Online Protection