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Get mailbox permissions with PowerShell

Today’s article will show how to get mailbox permissions with PowerShell. The mailbox permissions that we can assign are Send As, Send on Behalf, and Full Access permissions. If you like to export the permissions with a script read the article Export mailbox permissions to CSV file. A couple of users are changing positions or they are going on holiday. The company likes to know who has access to their Exchange mailboxes. Learn how to get mailbox permissions for specific user with PowerShell.

Get mailbox permissions for specific user

We are going to get the mailbox permissions for a specific user. There are three permissions on a mailbox that a user can be assigned too. These permissions are:

  • Send As
  • Send On Behalf
  • Full Access

Get mailbox permissions Send As

The Send As permission allows a delegate to send email from this mailbox. The message will appear to have been sent by the mailbox owner.

Run Exchange Management Shell as administrator. Copy the cmdlet and change the name after -Identity, after that run it.

Get mailbox permissions Send on Behalf

The Send on Behalf permission allows the delegate to send email on behalf of this mailbox. The From line in any message sent by a delegate indicates that the message was sent by the delegate on behalf of the mailbox owner.

Get mailbox permissions Full Access

The Full Access permission allows a delegate to open this mailbox and behave as the mailbox owner.

In the next step, we are going to get the mailbox permissions in Exchange Admin Center.

Find mailbox permissions in Exchange Admin Center

Log into Exchange Admin Center. Click recipients in the feature pane and follow with mailboxes in the tab. Find the user in the list view and double-click on it.

Get mailbox permissions with PowerShell list view

Click mailbox delegation in the left panel. After that, we can check the permissions to the assigned users. The following users do have Send As, Send on Behalf, and Full Acces permissions to the mailbox of the user Amanda Morgan.

Get mailbox permissions with PowerShell mailbox delegation

I hope that this article helped you to get mailbox permissions with PowerShell.

Conclusion

In this article, you learned how to get mailbox permissions with PowerShell. Run the cmdlets as shown in the article to get the assigned permissions to the mailbox. You can always check the mailbox permissions in Exchange Admin Center.

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