Applies to: Exchange Server 2010 SP3, Exchange Server 2010 SP2

Topic Last Modified: 2011-03-19

You can change the management role assignment policy assigned to new mailboxes that are created. For more information about assignment policies in Microsoft Exchange Server 2010, see Understanding Management Role Assignment Policies.

Looking for other management tasks related to end users? Check out Managing End Users.

Use the Shell to change the default assignment policy

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

You can't use the EMC to change the default assignment policy.

To change the default assignment policy, use the following syntax.

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Set-RoleAssignmentPolicy <assignment policy name> -IsDefault

This example sets the Vancouver End Users assignment policy as the default assignment policy.

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Set-RoleAssignmentPolicy "Vancouver End Users" -IsDefault
New mailboxes are assigned the default assignment policy even if the policy hasn't been assigned management roles. Mailboxes assigned assignment policies with no assigned management roles can't access any mailbox configuration features in the Exchange 2010 Web interface. For more information about assigning management roles, see Other Tasks later in this topic.

For detailed syntax and parameter information, see Set-RoleAssignmentPolicy.

Other Tasks