Full Access Permissions to Group

jhieb
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Hello,

I am trying to give myself full access permissions to a group in Office 365. I can give myself full access permissions to user accounts one at a time but that is time consuming since I have thousands of users. So, I added all users to a group but the powershell command I am using does not like the group. What do I need to do so that I can give myself full access permissions to all users?

Here is an article explaining how to give full access to an individual, which works:
http://help.outlook.com/en-us/140/Gg709759.aspx

Basically, this is how I give full access to an admin for a user:

Add-MailboxPermission jjones@mycompany.onmicrosoft.com -User admin@mycompany.onmicrosoft.com -AccessRights FullAccess -InheritanceType All

How can I give the admin account full access to all accounts?

Thanks,
John
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Hi, try this
get-mailbox -ResultSize Unlimited | foreach {Add-MailboxPermission -Identity $_.Identity -User admin@mycompany.onmicrosoft.com -AccessRights FullAccess -InheritanceType All -whatif}

I added WhatIf param at the end
Run it first time with WhatIf to be sure is doing what you want and second time remove param and it will set permission.

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Thanks. I will check this out later today, hopefully. I am swamped right now. Thank you for the response.

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