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Add Mailbox FolderPermission using Powershell Exchange 2010

How to use PowerShell Command "Add-Mailbox FolderPermission" to Folder with Spaces in Name.


Add-MailboxFolderPermission -Identity "User1@xyz.com:\Inbox\AHA Emails to Staff" -User User2@xyz.com -AccessRights Owner

Every time I run this I get an error from powershell cannot find path ???

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Raheman M. Abdul

8/22/2022 - Mon
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Jeremy Weisinger

Or just surround it with single quotes instead of double quotes.

Add-MailboxFolderPermission -Identity 'User1@xyz.com:\Inbox\AHA Emails to Staff' -User User2@xyz.com -AccessRights Owner

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Raheman M. Abdul

Try this:
Add-MailboxFolderPermission -Identity 'User1:\Inbox\AHA Emails to Staff' -User User2 -AccessRights Owner

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$Folder = 'User1@xyz.com:\Inbox\AHA Emails to Staff'
Add-MailboxFolderPermission -Identity $Folder -User User2@xyz.com -AccessRights Owner

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