Applies to: Exchange Server 2013

Topic Last Modified: 2012-10-02

Management role scopes determine what objects are made available to a user who can then change the objects using the cmdlets and parameters assigned to the user. If you're no longer using a scope, it can be removed. For more information about management role scopes in Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, see Understanding Management Role Scopes.

What do you need to know before you begin?

  • Estimated time to complete each procedure: 5 minutes

  • You need to be assigned permissions before you can perform this procedure or procedures. To see what permissions you need, see the "Management scopes" entry in the Role Management Permissions topic.

  • You must use the Shell to perform these procedures.

  • Before you can remove a scope, you must remove the scope from any management role assignments that might be using it. For more information about how to remove a scope from a role assignment, see Change a Role Assignment.

  • For information about keyboard shortcuts that may apply to the procedures in this topic, see Keyboard Shortcuts in the Exchange Admin Center.

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Use the Shell to remove a scope

To remove a scope, use the following syntax.

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Remove-ManagementScope <scope name>

For example, to remove the "Dublin Servers" scope, use the following command.

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Remove-ManagementScope "Dublin Servers"