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Add-ExchangeAdministrator

 

Applies to: Exchange Server 2007 SP3, Exchange Server 2007 SP2, Exchange Server 2007 SP1

Topic Last Modified: 2007-06-22

Use the Add-ExchangeAdministrator cmdlet to add a user or group to a particular Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 role.


Add-ExchangeAdministrator -Identity <SecurityPrincipalIdParameter> -Role <OrgAdmin | RecipientAdmin | ServerAdmin | ViewOnlyAdmin | PublicFolderAdmin> [-Confirm [<SwitchParameter>]] [-DomainController <Fqdn>] [-Scope <String>] [-WhatIf [<SwitchParameter>]]

To run the Add-ExchangeAdministrator cmdlet, the account you use must be delegated the following:

  • Exchange Organization Administrator role

For more information about permissions, delegating roles, and the rights that are required to administer Exchange Server 2007, see Permission Considerations.

 

Parameter Required Type Description

Identity

Required

Microsoft.Exchange.Configuration.Tasks.SecurityPrincipalIdParameter

The Identity parameter specifies the user to add to the role.

Role

Required

Microsoft.Exchange.Management.RecipientTasks.DelegateRoleType

The Role parameter returns only the specified role type.

Scope

Optional

System.String

The Scope parameter specifies the name of the server for which the user will have administrative privileges. Scope is required when you define the ServerAdmin role. When the role is OrgAdmin or MailboxAdmin, the scope is the entire organization.

DomainController

Optional

Microsoft.Exchange.Data.Fqdn

The DomainController parameter specifies the domain controller to use to write this configuration change to Active Directory. Use the fully qualified domain name (FQDN) of the domain controller that you want to use.

Confirm

Optional

System.Management.Automation.SwitchParameter

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

WhatIf

Optional

System.Management.Automation.SwitchParameter

The WhatIf parameter instructs the command to simulate the actions that it would take on the object. By using the WhatIf parameter, 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 parameter.

 

Error Description

 

Exceptions Description

The following are examples of the Add-ExchangeAdministrator command.

The first example adds the user Ted to the OrgAdmin role.

The second example adds the user Iliana to the ServerAdmin role on the Exchange 2007 server, Contoso-Mail-01.

Add-ExchangeAdministrator -Role OrgAdmin -Identity Contoso\Ted
Add-ExchangeAdministrator -Role ServerAdmin -Identity Contoso\Iliana -Scope Contoso-Mail-01
 
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