Get-ReceiveConnector

This cmdlet is available only in on-premises Exchange.

Use the Get-ReceiveConnector cmdlet to view Receive connectors on Mailbox servers and Edge Transport servers. Receive connectors listen for inbound SMTP connections on the Exchange server.

For information about the parameter sets in the Syntax section below, see Exchange cmdlet syntax (https://technet.microsoft.com/library/bb123552.aspx).

Syntax

Get-ReceiveConnector
   [[-Identity] <ReceiveConnectorIdParameter>]
   [-DomainController <Fqdn>]
   [<CommonParameters>]
Get-ReceiveConnector
   [-DomainController <Fqdn>]
   [-Server <ServerIdParameter>]
   [<CommonParameters>]

Description

You can view Receive connectors on Mailbox servers and Edge Transport servers.

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 (https://technet.microsoft.com/library/mt432940.aspx).

Examples

-------------------------- Example 1 --------------------------

Get-ReceiveConnector -Server Exchange01

This example returns a summary list of all Receive connectors on the server named Exchange01.

-------------------------- Example 2 --------------------------

Get-ReceiveConnector -Identity "Receive Connector for Contoso.com" | Format-List

This example displays detailed information for the Receive connector named Receive Connector for Contoso.com on the local server.

Optional Parameters

-DomainController

The DomainController parameter specifies the domain controller that's used by this cmdlet to read data from or write data to Active Directory. You identify the domain controller by its fully qualified domain name (FQDN). For example, dc01.contoso.com.

The DomainController parameter isn't supported on Edge Transport servers. An Edge Transport server uses the local instance of Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (AD LDS) to read and write data.

Type:Fqdn
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
Applies to:Exchange Server 2010, Exchange Server 2013, Exchange Server 2016, Exchange Server 2019
-Identity

The Identity parameter specifies the Receive connector that you want to view. You can use any value that uniquely identifies the Receive connector. For example:

  • Name

  • Distinguished name (DN)

  • GUID

  • <ServerName>\<Name>

You can't use this parameter with the Server parameter.

Type:ReceiveConnectorIdParameter
Position:1
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True
Accept wildcard characters:False
Applies to:Exchange Server 2010, Exchange Server 2013, Exchange Server 2016, Exchange Server 2019
-Server

The Server parameter filters the results by the specified Mailbox server or Edge Transport server. You can use any value that uniquely identifies the server. For example:

  • Name

  • FQDN

  • Distinguished name (DN)

  • Exchange Legacy DN

You can't use this parameter with the Identity parameter.

Type:ServerIdParameter
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True
Accept wildcard characters:False
Applies to:Exchange Server 2010, Exchange Server 2013, Exchange Server 2016, Exchange Server 2019

Inputs

To see the input types that this cmdlet accepts, see Cmdlet Input and Output Types (https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=616387). If the Input Type field for a cmdlet is blank, the cmdlet doesn't accept input data.

Outputs

To see the return types, which are also known as output types, that this cmdlet accepts, see Cmdlet Input and Output Types (https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=616387). If the Output Type field is blank, the cmdlet doesn't return data.