Applies to: Exchange Server 2013

This topic no longer applies to the cloud-based service. It applies only to on-premises Exchange 2013. To see the current version of the topic that applies to the cloud-based service, change the (v=exchg.150) value in the URL to (v=exchg.160).

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

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

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

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

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 Clients and mobile devices permissions topic.


Parameter Required Type Description




This parameter is available only in on-premises Exchange 2013.

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.




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.