Remove an Assignment Policy

Applies to: Exchange Server 2010

Topic Last Modified: 2011-03-19

If you no longer need a management role assignment policy, you can remove it. For more information about assignment policies in Microsoft Exchange Server 2010, see Understanding Management Role Assignment Policies.

Looking for other management tasks related to end users? Check out Managing End Users.

  • All users assigned the assignment policy must be changed to another assignment policy. For more information about how to change an assignment policy on a mailbox, see Change the Assignment Policy on a Mailbox.
  • All the management role assignments between the assignment policy and the assigned management roles must be removed. For more information about how to remove a role assignment from an assignment policy, see Remove a Role from an Assignment Policy.
  • If you want to remove a default assignment policy, it must be the last assignment policy in the Exchange 2010 organization.

You need to be assigned permissions before you can perform this procedure. To see what permissions you need, see the "Assignment policies" entry in the Role Management Permissions topic.

You can't use the EMC to remove an assignment policy.

To remove an assignment policy, use the following syntax.

Remove-RoleAssignmentPolicy <role assignment policy>

This example removes the New York Temporary Users assignment policy.

Remove-RoleAssignmentPolicy "New York Temporary Users"

For detailed syntax and parameter information, see Remove-RoleAssignmentPolicy.

After you remove an assignment policy, you may also want to: