Exchange Server 2016 Mailbox and Folder Permissions

In this article, I’ll show you the four Mailbox and Folder permissions available with Exchange Server 2016 and Exchange Online.

Exchange Server 2016 offers great granularity when It comes to delegation and mailbox permissions which give us great flexibility when handling business requirements.

Currently, Exchange Server 2016 offers the following permissions Full Access, Send As, Send On Behalf of” and specific folder permissions.

Note: You could use this article with Exchange Online as well, Just use UPN for the username.

The most common type, Is full access permission, In my case, I grant David Hyper full access to Don Shell mailbox.

Add-MailboxPermission -Identity "don Shell" -User "David.hyper" -AccessRights FullAccess

Below I’m using Send As permission, So David will be able to send email from Don’s mailbox.

Add-ADPermission -Identity "Don Shell" -User "David hyper" -ExtendedRights "send as"

Below, David will be able to Send on Behalf of Don

set-mailbox -Identity "don shell" -GrantSendOnBehalfTo "David Hyper"

And last, David will have permissions to Don’s Calendar only

Add-MailboxFolderPermission -Identity\calendar -User david.hyper -AccessRights author

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