Applies to: Exchange Server 2007 SP3, Exchange Server 2007 SP2, Exchange Server 2007 SP1
Topic Last Modified: 2006-08-21

This section provides information that will help you manage the message classification features in Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 by using commands in the Exchange Management Shell.

Message classifications are an Exchange 2007 and Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 feature that is intended to help organizations comply with their e-mail policies and regulatory responsibilities. When a message is "classified," the message contains specific metadata that describes the intended use or audience of the message. Outlook 2007 or Microsoft Outlook Outlook Web Access may act on this metadata by displaying a user-friendly description of the classification to senders and receivers of a classified message. The Microsoft Exchange Transport service may act on the metadata if there is a transport rule that meets specific criteria that are configured by the Exchange administrator.

The following Exchange Management Shell commands let you view, create, remove, and configure message classification instances on computers that have the Hub Transport, Mailbox, or Client Access server roles installed: 

For more information about message classifications, see the following topics: