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-TransportConfig cmdlet to view organization-wide transport configuration settings.

Get-TransportConfig [-Identity <OrganizationIdParameter>] [-DomainController <Fqdn>]

This example lists the organization-wide transport settings on Mailbox server, or the local transport settings on an Edge Transport server.


This example lists all delivery status notification-related (DSN) configuration settings for your organization when run on a Mailbox server. When run on an Edge Transport server, it displays the DSN-related settings configured on that Edge Transport server.

Get-TransportConfig | Format-List *DSN*

The Get-TransportConfig cmdlet displays configuration information for global transport settings applied across the organization when the cmdlet is run on a Mailbox server. When this cmdlet is run on an Edge Transport server, only the transportation configuration settings for the local computer are shown.

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 "Transport configuration" entry in the Mail flow 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,

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.




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.