Get-FrontendTransportService

 

Applies to: Exchange Server 2016

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

Use the Get-FrontEndTransportService cmdlet to view the transport configuration information for the Front End Transport service on Exchange servers that have the Client Access server role installed.

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

Get-FrontendTransportService [-Identity <FrontendTransportServerIdParameter>] [-DomainController <Fqdn>]

This example returns a list of all Exchange servers that have the Client Access server role installed.

Get-FrontEndTransportService

This example retrieves the detailed configuration information for the Front End Transport service on the server named MBX01.

Get-FrontEndTransportService MBX01 | Format-List

The Front End Transport service acts as a stateless proxy for all inbound and outbound external SMTP traffic for the Exchange organization.

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 "Front End Transport service" entries in the Mail flow permissions topic.

 

Parameter Required Type Description

DomainController

Optional

Microsoft.Exchange.Data.Fqdn

The DomainController parameter specifies the domain controller that's used by this cmdlet to read data from or write data to Active Directory. You identify the domain controller by its fully qualified domain name (FQDN). For example, dc01.contoso.com.

Identity

Optional

Microsoft.Exchange.Configuration.Tasks.FrontendTransportServerIdParameter

The Identity parameter specifies the Exchange server with the Client Access server role installed that you want to view.

You can use any value that uniquely identifies the server. For example:

  • Name

    Example: Exchange01

  • Distinguished name (DN)

    Example: CN=Exchange01,CN=Servers,CN=Exchange Administrative Group (FYDIBOHF23SPDLT),CN=Administrative Groups,CN=First Organization,CN=Microsoft Exchange,CN=Services,CN=Configuration,DC=contoso,DC=com

  • Exchange Legacy DN

    Example: /o=First Organization/ou=Exchange Administrative Group (FYDIBOHF23SPDLT)/cn=Configuration/cn=Servers/cn=Exchange01

  • GUID

    Example: bc014a0d-1509-4ecc-b569-f077eec54942

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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