How to Remove a User or Group from an Administrator Role

Exchange 2007

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

Topic Last Modified: 2006-12-18

This topic explains how to use the Microsoft Exchange Management Console or the Exchange Management Shell to remove a user or group from an administrator role.

To perform this procedure, the account you use must be delegated the following:

  • Exchange Organization Administrator role

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

  1. Start the Exchange Management Console.

  2. In the console tree, click Organization Configuration.

  3. In the result pane, on the Delegate tab, you will see your users and groups, their relevant Administrator roles, and the scope of their permissions to Exchange 2007.

  4. Select the user or group that you want to remove, and then, in the action pane, click Remove.

  1. Run the following command:

    Remove-ExchangeAdministrator -Identity Administrator -Role OrgAdmin

For detailed syntax and parameter information, see the Remove-ExchangeAdministrator reference topic.

For more information about administrator roles in Exchange 2007, see Permission Considerations.