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

Topic Last Modified: 2012-11-16

Use the Get-OwaMailboxPolicy cmdlet to retrieve all Microsoft Office Outlook Web App mailbox policies in a Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 organization.


Get-OwaMailboxPolicy [-Identity <MailboxPolicyIdParameter>] [-DomainController <Fqdn>] [-Organization <OrganizationIdParameter>]

Detailed Description

The Get-OwaMailboxPolicy cmdlet retrieves information about existing Outlook Web App mailbox policies.

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 "Outlook Web App mailbox policies" entry in the Client Access 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 name of the policy or path to the policy including the name, for example, <Organization>\<ResellerA>\<Reseller…n>\<Tenant>\<Object Name>.




This parameter is available for multi-tenant deployments. It isn't available for on-premises deployments. For more information about multi-tenant deployments, see Multi-Tenant Support.

The Organization parameter specifies the organization in which you'll perform this action. This parameter doesn't accept wildcard characters, and you must use the exact name of the organization.

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.



This example retrieves the properties of all mailbox policies for the organization Contoso.

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Get-OwaMailboxPolicy -Organization Contoso

Example 2

This example retrieves the properties of the Outlook Web App mailbox policy Executives in the organization Fabrikam.

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Get-OwaMailboxPolicy -Identity Fabrikam\Executives

Example 3

This example retrieves the information for the Outlook Web App mailbox policy Corporate for the tenant Contoso in the organization Proseware.

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Get-OwaMailboxPolicy -Identity Proseware\Contoso\Corporate