Applies to: Exchange Server 2013

Topic Last Modified: 2013-02-19

An organization relationship enables users in your Exchange organization to share calendar free/busy information as part of federated sharing with other federated Exchange organizations. Removing an organization relationship disables all features enabled for the relationship, including federated sharing with the associated external Exchange organization.

To learn more about federated sharing, see Sharing.

What do you need to know before you begin?

  • Estimated time to complete: 5 minutes.

  • You need to be assigned permissions before you can perform this procedure or procedures. To see what permissions you need, see the “Calendar and Sharing Permissions” section in the Recipients Permissions topic.

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

What do you want to do?

Use the EAC to remove an organization relationship

  1. On an Exchange 2013 server in your on-premises organization, navigate to Organization > Sharing.

  2. Under Organization Sharing, select an organization relationship, and then click Delete Delete Icon to remove organization relationship.

  3. In the warning that appears, click Yes.

Use the Shell to remove an organization relationship

This example removes the organization relationship Contoso from the Exchange organization

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Remove-OrganizationRelationship -Identity "Contoso"

For detailed syntax and parameter information, see Remove-OrganizationRelationship.

How do you know this worked?

To verify that you have successfully removed the organization relationship, do one of the following:

  • In the EAC, navigate to Organization > Sharing and verify that the organization relationship isn’t displayed in the list view under Organization Sharing.

  • Run the following Shell command to verify the organization relationship information is removed.

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    Get-OrganizationRelationship | Format-List
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