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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-OrganizationRelationship cmdlet to retrieve settings for an organization relationship that has been created for federated sharing with other federated Exchange organizations or for hybrid deployments with Exchange Online.

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

Get-OrganizationRelationship [-Identity <OrganizationRelationshipIdParameter>] [-DomainController <Fqdn>] [-Organization <OrganizationIdParameter>]

This example retrieves the organization relationship settings for Contoso using the Identity parameter.

Get-OrganizationRelationship -Identity Contoso

This example retrieves the organization relationship settings by using the FQDN of the domain controller.

Get-OrganizationRelationship -DomainController 'mail.contoso.com'

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 "Organization relationships" entry in the Recipients 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 identity of the organizational relationship. You can use the following values:

  • Canonical name

  • GUID

  • Name




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.

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