Applies to: Exchange Server 2016

This cmdlet is available or effective only on Edge Transport servers in on-premises Exchange Server 2016.

Use the Get-AttachmentFilterListConfig cmdlet to view the configuration of the Attachment Filtering agent on Edge Transport servers.

Get-Attachmentfilterlistconfig [-DomainController <Fqdn>]

This example returns detailed information about the Attachment Filtering agent configuration for the computer on which the command is run.

Get-AttachmentFilterListConfig | Format-List

On Edge Transport servers, the Attachment Filtering agent blocks attachments in messages based on the content type or the file name of the attachment. The configuration of the Attachment Filtering agent determines how messages that contain the specified attachments are processed.

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 "Anti-spam features - Edge Transport" entry in the Anti-spam and anti-malware permissions topic.


Parameter Required Type Description




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,

The DomainController parameter isn't supported on Edge Transport servers. An Edge Transport server uses the local instance of Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (AD LDS) to read and write data.

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.