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Applies to: Exchange Online, Exchange Server 2016

This cmdlet is available in on-premises Exchange Server 2016 and in the cloud-based service. Some parameters and settings may be exclusive to one environment or the other.

Use the Get-UMAutoAttendant cmdlet to retrieve the properties and the values for a Unified Messaging (UM) auto attendant.

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

Get-UMAutoAttendant [-Identity <UMAutoAttendantIdParameter>] [-DomainController <Fqdn>] [-UMDialPlan <UMDialPlanIdParameter>]

This example returns a formatted list of all UM auto attendants in the Active Directory forest.

Get-UMAutoAttendant | Format-List

This example displays the properties of the UM auto attendant MyUMAutoAttendant.

Get-UMAutoAttendant -Identity MyUMAutoAttendant

This examples displays all the UM auto attendants associated with the UM dial plan MyUMDialPlan.

Get-UMAutoAttendant -UMDialPlan MyUMDialPlan

The Get-UMAutoAttendant cmdlet retrieves the properties for a single UM auto attendant or for a list of UM auto attendants.

After this task is completed, if no parameter is supplied with the cmdlet, the cmdlet returns all UM auto attendants in the Active Directory forest. Or, if the UM dial plan ID is supplied but no name is supplied, the cmdlet returns all UM auto attendants linked to the UM dial plan.

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 "UM auto attendants" entry in the Unified Messaging permissions topic.


Parameter Required Type Description




This parameter is available only in on-premises Exchange 2016.

The DomainController parameter specifies the domain controller that's used by this cmdlet to read data from or write data to Active Directory. You identify the domain controller by its fully qualified domain name (FQDN). For example, dc01.contoso.com.




The Identity parameter specifies the identifier for the UM auto attendant that's being viewed. This is the directory object ID for the UM auto attendant.




The UMDialPlan parameter specifies whether to display all the UM auto attendants that are associated with the UM dial plan that's specified.




This parameter is reserved for internal Microsoft use.

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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