Applies to: Exchange Server 2013

Topic Last Modified: 2012-06-15

Use the Get-DeliveryAgentConnector cmdlet to retrieve information about a specific delivery agent connector in your organization.


Get-DeliveryAgentConnector [-Identity <DeliveryAgentConnectorIdParameter>] [-DomainController <Fqdn>]



This example reads the configuration of the delivery agent connector named Contoso X.400 Connector from Active Directory and displays all of its properties in a list format.

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Get-DeliveryAgentConnector "Contoso X.400 Connector" | Format-List


This example retrieves a list of all delivery agent connectors in your organization and displays their names and delivery protocols in a table format.

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Get-DeliveryAgentConnector | Format-Table Name,DeliveryProtocol

Detailed Description

Delivery agent connectors are used to route messages addressed to foreign systems that don't use the SMTP protocol. When a message is routed to a delivery agent connector, the associated delivery agent performs the content conversion and message delivery. Delivery agent connectors allow queue management of foreign connectors, thereby eliminating the need for storing messages on the file system in Drop and Pickup directories. For more information, see Delivery Agents and Delivery Agent Connectors.

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 "Delivery agent connectors" entry in the Mail Flow Permissions topic.


Parameter Required Type Description




The DomainController parameter specifies the fully qualified domain name (FQDN) of the domain controller that retrieves data from Active Directory.




The Identity parameter specifies the GUID or name of the delivery agent connector.

Input Types

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.

Return Types

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.