Applies to: Exchange Server 2016

This cmdlet is available only in on-premises Exchange Server 2016.

Use the Get-AdServerSettings cmdlet to view the Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) environment settings in the current Exchange Management Shell session. The Get-AdServerSettings cmdlet replaces the AdminSessionADSettings session variable that was used in Exchange Server 2007.

For information about the parameter sets in the Syntax section below, see Syntax.


This example displays the session settings for the current session.

Get-AdServerSettings | Format-List

For more information about pipelining and the Format-List cmdlet, see Pipelining and Working with command output.

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 "Active Directory Domain Services server settings" entry in the Exchange infrastructure and PowerShell permissions topic.


Parameter Required Type Description

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.