Applies to: Exchange Online, Exchange Server 2016

This cmdlet is available in on-premises Exchange Server 2016 and in the cloud-based service. Some parameters and settings may be exclusive to one environment or the other.

Use the Get-SiteMailboxProvisioningPolicy cmdlet to view site mailbox provisioning policies.

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

Get-SiteMailboxProvisioningPolicy [-Identity <MailboxPolicyIdParameter>] [-DomainController <Fqdn>]

This example returns a summary list of all site mailbox provisioning policies in your organization.


This example returns detailed information about the site mailbox provisioning policy named SM_NewPolicy

Get-SiteMailboxProvisioningPolicy -Identity SM_NewPolicy | Format-List

Site mailboxes allow access to both Microsoft SharePoint documents and Exchange email using the same client interface. Site mailbox provisioning policies apply settings to new site mailboxes that you create. You can create multiple site mailbox provisioning policies, but only the default policy is followed when users create site mailboxes. The default site mailbox provisioning policy is named Default.

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 "Site mailbox provisioning policy" entry in the Sharing and collaboration permissions topic.


Parameter Required Type Description




This parameter is available only in on-premises Exchange 2016.

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,




The Identity parameter specifies the site mailbox provisioning policy that you want to view. You can use any value that uniquely identifies the policy. For example:

  • Name

  • Distinguished name (DN)

  • GUID

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.