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Get-ManagementScope

 

Applies to: Exchange Server 2013, Exchange Online

Topic Last Modified: 2014-03-13

This cmdlet is available in on-premises Exchange Server 2013 and in the cloud-based service. Some parameters and settings may be exclusive to one environment or the other.

Use the Get-ManagementScope cmdlet to return a list of management scopes.

For information about the parameter sets in the Syntax section below, see Syntax.

Get-ManagementScope [-Identity <ManagementScopeIdParameter>] [-DomainController <Fqdn>] [-Exclusive <$true | $false>] [-Organization <OrganizationIdParameter>] [-Orphan <SwitchParameter>]

This example retrieves all the management scopes that start with the string Redmond.

Get-ManagementScope Redmond*

This example retrieves the Redmond Servers Scope using the Get-ManagementScope cmdlet and pipes the output to the Format-List cmdlet. For more information about the Format-List cmdlet, see Working with command output.

Get-ManagementScope "Redmond Servers Scope" | Format-List

This example retrieves a list of management scopes that aren't associated with any role assignments.

Get-ManagementScope -Orphan

This example retrieves a list of exclusive scopes.

Get-ManagementScope -Exclusive $True

You can retrieve one scope or many, retrieve only scopes that aren't associated with management role assignments, or retrieve scopes that are exclusive or regular scopes.

For more information about regular and exclusive scopes, see Understanding management role scopes.

You need to be assigned permissions before you can run this cmdlet. Although all parameters for this cmdlet are listed in this topic, you may not have access to some parameters if they're not included in the permissions assigned to you. To see what permissions you need, see the "Management scopes" entry in the Role management permissions topic.

 

Parameter Required Type Description

DomainController

Optional

Microsoft.Exchange.Data.Fqdn

This parameter is available only in on-premises Exchange 2013.

The DomainController parameter specifies the fully qualified domain name (FQDN) of the domain controller that retrieves data from Active Directory.

Exclusive

Optional

System.Boolean

The Exclusive parameter specifies whether exclusive scopes should be returned. If the Exclusive parameter isn't specified, regular scopes and exclusive scopes are returned. If the Exclusive parameter is set to $True, only exclusive scopes are returned. If the Exclusive parameter is set to $False, only regular scopes are returned. The valid values are $True and $False.

Identity

Optional

Microsoft.Exchange.Configuration.Tasks.ManagementScopeIdParameter

The Identity parameter specifies the name of the management scope to return. If the management scope name contains spaces, enclose it in quotation marks (").

Organization

Optional

Microsoft.Exchange.Configuration.Tasks.OrganizationIdParameter

The Organization parameter is reserved for internal Microsoft use.

Orphan

Optional

System.Management.Automation.SwitchParameter

The Orphan parameter returns only the management scopes that aren't associated with role assignments.

To see the input types that this cmdlet accepts, see Cmdlet Input and Output Types. If the Input Type field for a cmdlet is blank, the cmdlet doesn’t accept input data.

To see the return types, which are also known as output types, that this cmdlet accepts, see Cmdlet Input and Output Types. If the Output Type field is blank, the cmdlet doesn’t return data.

 
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