Applies to: Exchange Server 2010 SP2, Exchange Server 2010 SP3

Topic Last Modified: 2015-03-09

Use the Get-SharingPolicy cmdlet to view the settings of sharing policies.

Get-SharingPolicy [-Identity <SharingPolicyIdParameter>] [-DomainController <Fqdn>] [-Organization <OrganizationIdParameter>]

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 "Sharing policies" entry in the Mailbox Permissions topic.


Parameter Required Type Description




The DomainController parameter specifies the fully qualified domain name (FQDN) of the domain controller that retrieves data from Active Directory.




The Identity parameter specifies the identity of the sharing policy for which you want to view the settings. You can use one of the following values:

  • ADObjectID

  • Distinguished name (DN)

  • Legacy DN

  • GUID

The Identity parameter can't be used with the Organization parameter.




The Organization 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.

This example retrieves the default information for the sharing policy FourthCoffee.

Get-SharingPolicy -Identity FourthCoffee

This example retrieves the full information for the sharing policy Fabrikam.

Get-SharingPolicy Fabrikam | Format List