Get-MailboxFolderPermission

This cmdlet is available in on-premises Exchange and in the cloud-based service. Some parameters and settings may be exclusive to one environment or the other.

Use the Get-MailboxFolderPermission cmdlet to view folder-level permissions in mailboxes.

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

Syntax

Get-MailboxFolderPermission
   [-Identity] <MailboxFolderIdParameter>
   [-DomainController <Fqdn>]
   [-User <MailboxFolderUserIdParameter>]
   [-GroupMailbox]
   [<CommonParameters>]

Description

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-MailboxFolderPermission -Identity john@contoso.com:\Marketing\Reports

This example returns the current list of user permissions for the Reports subfolder in the Marketing folder in John's mailbox.

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

Get-MailboxFolderPermission -Identity john@contoso.com:\Marketing\Reports -User Ayla@contoso.com

This example returns the permissions for the same folder in John's mailbox, but only for the user Ayla.

Required Parameters

-Identity

The Identity parameter specifies the mailbox folder that you want to view. This parameter uses the syntax: <Mailbox>:\<Folder>. For the value of <Mailbox>, you can use any value that uniquely identifies the mailbox.

For example:

  • Name

  • Display name

  • Alias

  • Distinguished name (DN)

  • Canonical DN

  • <domain name>\<account name>

  • Email address

  • GUID

  • LegacyExchangeDN

  • SamAccountName

  • User ID or user principal name (UPN)

Example values for this parameter are john@contoso.com:\Calendar or John:\Marketing\Reports.

Type:MailboxFolderIdParameter
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, Exchange Online

Optional Parameters

-DomainController

This parameter is available only in on-premises Exchange.

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.

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
-GroupMailbox

The GroupMailbox switch specifies that you want to use this cmdlet on an Office 365 Group. You don't need to specify a value with this switch.

This switch is required when you use this cmdlet on an Office 365 Group.

Type:SwitchParameter
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
Applies to:Exchange Server 2016, Exchange Server 2019, Exchange Online
-User

The User parameter filters the results by the specified mailbox, mail user, or mail-enabled security group (security principal) that's granted permission to the mailbox folder. You can use any value that uniquely identifies the user or group.

For example:

  • Name

  • Display name

  • Alias

  • Distinguished name (DN)

  • Canonical DN

  • Email address

  • GUID

Type:MailboxFolderUserIdParameter
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, Exchange Online

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.