Best method give user user account creation / email creation only.

I need to set it up to allow our HR director the ability to create users and assign them an email address. I don't want to give them any other system admin abilities.
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Mark BillExchange, AD, SQL, VMware, HPE, 3PAR, FUD, Anti MS Tekhnet, Pro EE, #1Commented:

I would recommend against this point 1.

If you really want to set this up as the built in exchange groups are not great in regards to versatility permissions wise the only way i really see to do this is

Setting up role based access which the steps are very detailed and outlined in msexchange article above.

I had the same issue, we opted against doing this.
raghavendra2512System AdministratorCommented:

Please let me know which version of Exchange Server are you using. In case if you are using Exchange server 2010. You can use the Role Based Access Control (RBAC) feature in Exchange Control Panel (ECP).
Let me know if you require more help on RBAC.
Mark BillExchange, AD, SQL, VMware, HPE, 3PAR, FUD, Anti MS Tekhnet, Pro EE, #1Commented:
The link i provided is to setup RBAC. fyi.
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GSLElectricAuthor Commented:
Version 2007 is our exchange version
Mark BillExchange, AD, SQL, VMware, HPE, 3PAR, FUD, Anti MS Tekhnet, Pro EE, #1Commented:

Msexchange have a 2007 article too, I would say its much the same as both versions are very similar.


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Will SzymkowskiSenior Solution ArchitectCommented:
Exchange 2007 does not have RBAC. It uses ACL's to apply permissions. However the group you would probbaly have to give access to is the Exchange Recipient Administrator Role. To have all of the functionality that you are looking for.

raghavendra2512System AdministratorCommented:
you can use the Exchange Shell command: Add-ExchangeAdministrator -Identity 'User DisplayName' -Role RecipientAdmin.

     At your own Rist: In case if you want to give more granular level of permissions, open adsiedit.msc, verify the special permissions for 'Exchange Recipient Administrator' on the below container
cn=InformationStore,cn=microsoft exchange,cn=services,cn=configuration,dc=domain,dc=ext
These permissions are self explanatory for the administrators. Test these permissions in the lab environment; upon successfull testing, apply for the production exchange servers.

raghavendra2512System AdministratorCommented:
Refer the below URL for More Granular level of Permissions:
GSLElectricAuthor Commented:
Mark Bill, why did you opt to not do this?
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