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Test-WebServicesConnectivity

 

Applies to: Exchange Server 2013

Topic Last Modified: 2014-03-05

This cmdlet is available only in on-premises Exchange Server 2013.

Use the Test-WebServicesConnectivity cmdlet to perform basic operations to verify the functionality of Exchange Web Services on a server running Microsoft Exchange Server 2013.

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

Test-WebServicesConnectivity -MonitoringContext <SwitchParameter> <COMMON PARAMETERS>
Test-WebServicesConnectivity [-ClientAccessServer <ClientAccessServerIdParameter>] <COMMON PARAMETERS>
Test-WebServicesConnectivity -AutoDiscoverServer <ClientAccessServerIdParameter> <COMMON PARAMETERS>
COMMON PARAMETERS: [-Confirm [<SwitchParameter>]] [-Identity <MailboxIdParameter>] [-LightMode <SwitchParameter>] [-MailboxCredential <PSCredential>] [-TrustAnySSLCertificate <SwitchParameter>] [-WhatIf [<SwitchParameter>]]

This example tests Exchange Web Services on the local Client Access server and allows the test to use an unsecured connection that doesn't require SSL. A default test account is used.

Test-WebServicesConnectivity -AllowUnsecureAccess

The Test-WebServicesConnectivity cmdlet tests the functionality of Exchange Web Services. The Test-WebServicesConnectivity cmdlet performs basic operations to verify the functionality of Outlook Anywhere. The operations tested by default are GetFolder, CreateItem, DeleteItem, and SyncFolderItems. The results of each test are returned by the Exchange Management Shell.

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 "Test Exchange Web Services" entry in the Clients and mobile devices permissions topic.

 

Parameter Required Type Description

AutoDiscoverServer

Required

Microsoft.Exchange.Configuration.Tasks.ClientAccessServerIdParameter

The AutoDiscoverServer parameter specifies the server to use to test Autodiscover connectivity.

MonitoringContext

Required

System.Management.Automation.SwitchParameter

The MonitoringContext switch includes the associated monitoring events and performance counters in the results. You don't need to specify a value with this switch. Typically, you include the monitoring events and performance counters in the results when the output is passed to Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 or System Center 2012 - Operations Manager.

ClientAccessServer

Optional

Microsoft.Exchange.Configuration.Tasks.ClientAccessServerIdParameter

The ClientAccessServer parameter specifies the Client Access server to use when the command is run.

Confirm

Optional

System.Management.Automation.SwitchParameter

The Confirm switch causes the command to pause processing and requires you to acknowledge what the command will do before processing continues. You don't have to specify a value with the Confirm switch.

Identity

Optional

Microsoft.Exchange.Configuration.Tasks.MailboxIdParameter

The Identity parameter specifies the mailbox ID to use for the test.

LightMode

Optional

System.Management.Automation.SwitchParameter

The LightMode parameter instructs the command to perform only a subset of the connectivity tests. When you use this parameter, only the GetFolder operation is tested.

MailboxCredential

Optional

System.Management.Automation.PSCredential

The MailboxCredential parameter specifies the mailbox to use when the command is run.

TrustAnySSLCertificate

Optional

System.Management.Automation.SwitchParameter

The TrustAnySSLCertificate parameter allows the test to use any SSL certificate available.

WhatIf

Optional

System.Management.Automation.SwitchParameter

The WhatIf switch instructs the command to simulate the actions that it would take on the object. By using the WhatIf switch, you can view what changes would occur without having to apply any of those changes. You don't have to specify a value with the WhatIf switch.

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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