Read and add mailbox permissions on Exchange servers

This article shows how you can read and add mailbox permission on Exchange servers.

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Read mailbox permissions


  1. Open Exchange Management Shell (EMS) on the Exchange server.

  2. Use the following command to get mailbox permissions:
    get-mailboxpermission "username"
    Replace "username" with the desired user name.

Add mailbox permissions


  1. Open Exchange Management Shell (EMS) on the Exchange server.

  2. Use the following command to add mailbox permissions:
    add-mailboxpermission -Identity "mailbox" -User "admin" -AccessRights FullAccess
    Replace "mailbox" with the desired mailbox and admin with the desired user account.
    Please note: If an admin account is used for migrating mailboxes, the admin accounts requires full access on the mailbox.