Applies to: Exchange Server 2016

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

Use the Get-ExchangeServerAccessLicense cmdlet to return a list of licenses in use in your Exchange organization. This refers to the specific legal name of the license, as defined in the Microsoft Product List and is representative of your licenses when you run this cmdlet.

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


This example retrieves a list of Exchange 2016 licenses in your organization.


The Get-ExchangeServerAccessLicense cmdlet returns a collection of these license names:

  • Exchange Server 2016 Standard CAL

  • Exchange Server 2016 Enterprise CAL

  • Exchange Server 2016 Standard Edition

  • Exchange Server 2016 Enterprise Edition

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 "Shell Infrastructure Permissions" section in the Exchange infrastructure and PowerShell permissions topic.


Parameter Required Type Description

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.