Whenever a user wants to access other user's mailboxes, admin must have to grant permission to the user requesting for the permission. In this article, we will discuss different ways to assign permission in Exchange 2010/2013/2016.
Learn How To Grant Full Access Permission in Exchange 2010/2013/2016
There are different ways by which admin can assign permissions on Exchange mailboxes. With different versions of Exchange Server there are different procedures that admin can follow to assign full permission. By granting full access permission, user can access and manage others mailboxes, but have no permission to send emails from these mailboxes.
Granting Full Access Permission In Exchange 2010
In Exchange, 2010 admin can grant full access to the user by two different ways:
Exchange Management Console
Using Powershell Command For Granting Full Access
For granting full permission using PowerShell, one need to use PowerShell Commands (cmdlet)
Add-MailboxPermission "User1" -User "User2" -AccessRights FullAccess
In this “User2” mailbox access permission granted to “User1” or can use below mentioned command for
Add-MailboxPermission -identity "User1" -accessrights:fullaccess -user "User2"
it will give full access of User2 mailbox to User1 and (where -user and -identity are parameters).
Granting Full Access Permission In Exchange 2013
Exchange 2013 uses nearly same PowerShell command as Exchange 2010 for granting full access to the user. However, sometimes users face Auto Mapping issue while accessing the mailboxes.
After granting full access to the mailboxes, it will appear on user's Outlook that one mailbox starts mapping other mailbox, which causes performance issue while starting the Outlook.
In order to get rid of this problem one needs to add -AutoMapping:$false parameter to the Add-MailboxPermission command.
Add-MailboxPermission -identity "User1" -accessrights:fullaccess -user "User2" -AutoMapping:$false
Granting Full Access Permission In Exchange 2016
Exchange 2016 use EAC (Exchange Admin Centre) or Exchange Management Shell for granting the permission to the user or a groups known as delegates. In Exchange, 2016 by granting permission to user or a group, one can open and send messages from the granted a mailboxes.
There are three different types of permissions in Exchange 2016:
Use EAC for Granting Permission
EAC to Assigning a User Permission to Send Email from a Group
By using above-mentioned procedures, admin can grant mailbox access permission in Exchange 2010, 2013 and 2016. After assigning the permissions to the user's mailbox, other user and group can access the content of mailbox and can even send emails from granted mailboxes.
By following above mentioned steps you can easily grant full access permission in exchange version 2010, 2013 and 2016.
I hope that my effort will be helpful for you.
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