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Exchange 2010 PowerShell to grant all users full-access to a mailbox

Posted on 2013-11-28
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I have a mailbox in Exchange 2010 which I would like to grant all users full-access to.  I'd like to do this with PowerShell.

I'm thinking I would use the
Get-Mailbox

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command to get a list of all mailboxes and pipe it to the
Add-MailboxPermissions

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command, something like this.

Get-Mailbox | Add-MailboxPermission -Identity '<mailbox>' -AccessRights FullAccess

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But this doesn't work.  Can somebody help correct my bad PowerShell please?!

Best regards
Paul
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by:brendanmeyer
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Not Very Secure
or if you want Domain users

Add-MailboxPermission -Identity '<mailbox>' -User "Domain Users" -AccessRights FullAccess


or if you want Authenticated users

Add-MailboxPermission -Identity '<mailbox>' -User "Authenticated Users" -AccessRights FullAccess
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by:Paul Huxham
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Thanks, but I should have clarified.  I want to add all users individually so the mailbox is mapped for them in the Outlook client.  If I add them as a group the mailbox is not automapped in Outlook.

Thanks
Paul
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Subsun earned 300 total points
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Try..
Get-Mailbox | % {Add-MailboxPermission -Identity '<mailbox>' -User $_.Alias -AccessRights FullAccess}

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by:Paul Huxham
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Hi Subsun

That's exactly what I wanted!

Many thanks
Paul
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