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Always run Exchange Management Shell as administrator

It’s easier to always run Exchange Management Shell as administrator. Do you use the Exchange Management Shell (EMS) once a while or do you use it every day? It is known that you can’t run all the commands you enter in EMS. That’s because you need administrator privileges. If you right-click EMS and click run as administrator it will work. In this article, you will learn how to always run EMS as administrator.

Always run Exchange Management Shell as administrator

Click the start menu and search for Exchange Management Shell. The results will show up. Right-click Exchange Management Shell and click Open file location.

Right-click Exchange Management Shell shortcut. Click Send to and click Desktop (create shortcut).

Always run Exchange Management Shell as administrator create desktop shortcut

Right-click Exchange Management Shell desktop icon. Click Properties.

Exchange Management Shell Properties is visible. Click Advanced…

Enable Run as administrator option. Click OK and again OK.

Always run Exchange Management Shell as administrator enable option

Double click Exchange Management Shell desktop icon. You did start EMS with administrator privileges. Pin it to the taskbar for easier access.

You don’t have to right-click EMS application and click Run as administrator anymore.

Conclusion

In this article, you learned how to always run Exchange Management Shell as administrator. You can do the same with PowerShell. Did you enjoy this article? You may also like Find Exchange Server URLs with PowerShell. Don’t forget to follow us and share this article.

ALI TAJRAN

ALI TAJRAN

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