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How can I add a user to have Full Access to a certain Database in Exchange 2010

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I need to add a certain user to have full access to a particular database (only this one) in Exchange 2010 and I need it so all future users added to this database will have the permission automatically added.

Correct syntax in PS?
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Question by:BlueGoose
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Here you go:

Get-MailboxDatabase -identity databasename | Add-ADPermission -user username -AccessRights GenericAll

Note: If you have space in your database names or usernames use "" Like this

Get-MailboxDatabase -identity "database name" | Add-ADPermission -user "user name" -AccessRights GenericAll

Pipe -whatif, if you want to know, what it will do, then remove -whatif and apply.

Get-MailboxDatabase -identity "database name" | Add-ADPermission -user "user name" -AccessRights GenericAll -whatif
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by:BlueGoose
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Thank you for the quick reply!  Will this make it so any new user added to this particular DB will also have those permissions added?
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by:Amit
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Yes, it will apply on new user as well. So no further action required.
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Worked perfectly!  Thank you!
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