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Create Outlook Web App Mailbox Policy

 

Applies to: Exchange Server 2010 SP3, Exchange Server 2010 SP2

Topic Last Modified: 2011-07-21

You can create an Outlook Web App mailbox policy to apply a common set of policy settings, such as attachment settings. Outlook Web App mailbox policies are useful for applying and standardizing settings for specific groups of users.

When the Client Access server role is installed, a default Outlook Web App mailbox policy is created. You can create additional Outlook Web App mailbox policies as needed. You apply Outlook Web App mailbox policies by changing the properties of mailboxes.

Looking for other management tasks related to Outlook Web App mailbox policies? Check out Managing Outlook Web App Mailbox Policies.

The Client Access server role has been installed.

You need to be assigned permissions before you can perform this procedure. To see what permissions you need, see the "Outlook Web App mailbox policies" entry in the Client Access Permissions topic.

  1. In the console tree, navigate to Organization Configuration > Client Access.
  2. In the work pane, click the Outlook Web App Mailbox Policies tab.
  3. In the action pane, click New Outlook Web App Mailbox Policy.
  4. In the New UM Mailbox Policy wizard, complete the following fields:
    • Outlook Web App mailbox policy name   Use this text box to specify a unique name for the Outlook Web App mailbox policy. This is a display name that appears in the Exchange Management Console.
      The Outlook Web App mailbox policy name is required, but it is used for display only. Because your organization may use multiple Outlook Web App mailbox policies, we recommend that you use meaningful names for your Outlook Web App mailbox policies. The maximum length of an Outlook Web App mailbox policy name is 64 characters, and it can include spaces. However, it can't include any of the following characters: " / \ [ ] : ; | = , + * ? < >.
    • Select the features that you want to enable or disable for the Outlook Web App mailbox policy   Select the features that you want to enable or disable, and then click Enable or Disable to set them.
    • Click New to create your policy.
  5. On the Completion page, confirm whether the Outlook Web App mailbox policy was successfully created:
    • A status of Completed indicates that the wizard completed the task successfully.
    • A status of Failed indicates that the task wasn't completed. If the task fails, review the summary for an explanation, and then click Back to make any configuration changes.
  6. Click Finish to complete the New Outlook Web App Mailbox Policy wizard.

You need to be assigned permissions before you can perform this procedure. To see what permissions you need, see the "Outlook Web App mailbox policies" entry in the Client Access Permissions topic.

This example creates an Outlook Web App mailbox policy named Policy1:

New-OwaMailboxPolicy -Name Policy1

For more information about syntax and parameters, see New-OwaMailboxPolicy.

After you create an Outlook Web App mailbox policy, you may also want to View or Configure Outlook Web App Mailbox Policy Properties.

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