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List Available Resource Mailboxes and Their Properties

Applies to: Exchange Server 2010

Topic Last Modified: 2011-03-19

A resource mailbox is a mailbox that represents conference rooms and company equipment. Resource mailboxes can be included as resources in meeting requests, providing a simple and efficient way to utilize resources for an organization. By default, the user account associated with a resource mailbox is disabled.

Looking for other management tasks related to resource mailboxes? Check out Managing Resource Mailboxes and Scheduling.

You need to be assigned permissions before you can perform this procedure. To see what permissions you need, see the "Resource Mailbox Configuration Permissions" section in the Mailbox Permissions topic.

  1. In the console tree, navigate to Recipient Configuration > Mailbox.
  2. In the result pane, click Create Filter.
  3. Use the drop-down lists to create a filter that displays the resource mailboxes you want:
    • If you want to display conference room mailboxes, select Recipient Type Details, select Equals, and then select Conference Room Mailbox.
    • If you want to display equipment mailboxes, select Recipient Type Details, select Equals, and then select Equipment Mailbox.
  4. Click Apply Filter to display the results.

You need to be assigned permissions before you can perform this procedure. To see what permissions you need, see the "Resource Mailbox Configuration Permissions" section in the Mailbox Permissions topic.

This example lists available room mailboxes.

Get-Mailbox -RecipientTypeDetails RoomMailbox

This example lists available equipment mailboxes.

Get-Mailbox -RecipientTypeDetails EquipmentMailbox

For detailed syntax and parameter information, see Get-Mailbox.

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