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Exchange 2010

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

Topic Last Modified: 2015-03-09

Use the New-ManagedFolderMailboxPolicy cmdlet to create a managed folder mailbox policy.

new-ManagedFolderMailboxPolicy -Name <String> [-Confirm [<SwitchParameter>]] [-DomainController <Fqdn>] [-ManagedFolderLinks <ELCFolderIdParameter[]>] [-Organization <OrganizationIdParameter>] [-WhatIf [<SwitchParameter>]]

Managed folder mailbox policies are applied to user mailboxes to control message retention settings.

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 "Messaging records management" entry in the Messaging Policy and Compliance Permissions topic.

Managed custom folders are a premium feature of messaging records management (MRM). Mailboxes with policies that include managed custom folders require an Exchange Server Enterprise client access license (CAL).


Parameter Required Type Description




The Name parameter specifies the name of the new managed folder mailbox policy.




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.




The DomainController parameter specifies the fully qualified domain name (FQDN) of the domain controller that writes this configuration change to Active Directory.




The ManagedFolderLinks parameter specifies the list of managed folders to which the managed folder mailbox policy is to be linked.




This parameter is available for multi-tenant deployments. It isn't available for on-premises deployments. For more information about multi-tenant deployments, see Multi-Tenant Support.

The Organization parameter specifies the organization in which you'll perform this action. This parameter doesn't accept wildcard characters, and you must use the exact name of the organization.




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.

This example creates the managed folder mailbox policy My Managed Folder Mailbox Policy, with a list of managed folders to which the managed folder mailbox policy is to be linked.

New-ManagedFolderMailboxPolicy -Name "My Managed Folder Mailbox Policy" -ManagedFolderLinks Inbox, MyFolder
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