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

Topic Last Modified: 2015-03-09

Use the Get-ActiveSyncDeviceAccessRule cmdlet to retrieve an access group of Exchange mobile devices along with their access level.

Get-ActiveSyncDeviceAccessRule [-Identity <ActiveSyncDeviceAccessRuleIdParameter>] [-DomainController <Fqdn>] [-Organization <OrganizationIdParameter>]

You can create multiple groups of devices: allowed devices, blocked devices, and quarantined devices with the New-ActiveSyncDeviceAccessRule cmdlet. The Get-ActiveSyncDeviceAccessRule cmdlet retrieves the settings for any existing group.

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 "Exchange ActiveSync settings" entry in the Client Access 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 unique identifier for the device access rule.




This parameter is available for multi-tenant deployments. It isn't available for on-premises deployments. For more information about multi-tenant deployments, see Multi-Tenant Support.

The Organization parameter specifies the organization in which you'll perform this action. This parameter doesn't accept wildcard characters, and you must use the exact name of the organization.

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.


Error Description


This example lists all the rules currently blocking mobile phones.

Get-ActiveSyncDeviceAccessRule | where {$_.AccessLevel -eq 'Block'}

This example lists all device access rules set up on the server.

Get-ActiveSyncDeviceAccessRule | Format-List Characteristic, QueryString, AccessLevel