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Is it possible to give a user access to another users mailbox but not just the inbox, all of the folders and subfolders?  I need to give the company director full access to every member of staffs mailboxes so he can open them on his computer in outlook as and when he needs.
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by:Alan Hardisty
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Do you have an IT policy in place that states that mail will be monitored by management and that the users have agreed to / signed to say they accept the policy?
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by:mkrh09
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Yes we have
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by:Alan Hardisty
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Good : )

What version of Exchange do you have?
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by:mkrh09
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Exchange 2007 (as part of SBS 2008)
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by:Alan Hardisty
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Not sure how to do this on a global basis but the following can be run from the Exchange Management Shell for a single mailbox:

Add-ADPermission "Mailbox" -User "Domain\User" -Extendedrights "Send As"

To do this globally I would imagine the following might work:

Get-Mailbox | Add-ADPermission -User "Domain\User" -Extendedrights "Send As"
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by:mkrh09
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Can you not do it via the EMC?
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by:Alan Hardisty
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Yes - how many users do you have?  If you have loads - it will get very tedious.
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by:Alan Hardisty
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For details of how to use the EMC, please read the following:

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa998291(EXCHG.80).aspx
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by:mkrh09
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There are about 20 users in total, so it shouldn't be too tedious, besides I love a GUI lol!
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Alan Hardisty earned 250 total points
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Oh well - with 20 - that's a breeze.  You could use Notepad to copy / paste the EMS command and then modify it to add a line for each user and then copy paste the whole lot into the EMS and get the job done in one go!
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