Applies to: Exchange Server 2007 SP1, Exchange Server 2007 SP2, Exchange Server 2007 SP3

Topic Last Modified: 2015-03-08

Use the Get-OutlookProvider cmdlet to obtain the global settings from the AutoDiscoverConfig object under the Global Settings object in the Active Directory directory service.

Get-OutlookProvider [-Identity <OutlookProviderIdParameter>] [-DomainController <Fqdn>]

Use this cmdlet to get the global settings from the AutoDiscoverConfig object in Active Directory and return an OutlookProvider object to be managed in the Exchange Management Console.

To run the Get-OutlookProvider cmdlet, the account you use must be delegated the following:

  • Exchange View-Only Administrator role

For more information about permissions, delegating roles, and the rights that are required to administer Exchange Server 2007, see Permission Considerations.


Parameter Required Type Description




To specify the fully qualified domain name (FQDN) of the domain controller that retrieves data from Active Directory, include the DomainController parameter in the command.




The Identity parameter specifies the ADIDParameter value of the MAPI protocol for which you want to obtain global settings.


Error Description



Exceptions Description


In the example, the Get-OutlookProvider cmdlet is used to obtain the protocol settings for the MAPI protocol named "EXCH."

Get-OutlookProvider -Identity EXCH | Format-List