Applies to: Exchange Server 2016

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

Use the Get-ActiveSyncDeviceAutoblockThreshold cmdlet to obtain the Autoblock settings for Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync mobile devices..

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

Get-ActiveSyncDeviceAutoblockThreshold [-Identity <ActiveSyncDeviceAutoblockThresholdIdParameter>] [-DomainController <Fqdn>]

This example retrieves the threshold settings for the Autoblock threshold rule for UserAgentChanges.

Get-ActiveSyncDeviceAutoblockThreshold -Identity "UserAgentChanges"

Microsoft Exchange and Exchange ActiveSync have the capability to block Exchange ActiveSync mobile devices if these devices display any of a defined list of behaviors that have the capability to cause issues with the server. The Get-ActiveSyncDeviceAutoblockThreshold cmdlet returns the settings for the requested threshold rule.

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 Autoblock settings" entry in the Clients and mobile devices permissions topic.


Parameter Required Type Description




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 name of the Autoblock threshold rule.

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.