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I'd like to set default calendar permissions to 'reviewer' for all new mailboxes created in Exchange 2013.  I know I can change existing mailboxes but how can the policy be changes to set this permission on all newly created mailboxes?
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Here is a script that sets calendar permission - you can adjust to your case
https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/ScriptCenter/19b98a56-42aa-4695-b07c-335d8322b64e/
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For the second part try this
Powershell command for setting 'LimitedDetails' as Default for all user mailboxes:
Get-ADGroupMember -Identity "Company" | ForEach-Object { 
    $mb = Get-Mailbox -Identity $_.distinguishedName
    set-MailboxFolderPermission -Identity "${mb}:\Calendar" -User Default -AccessRights LimitedDetails
}

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IF you want default access to be 'Reviewer' simply replace the term "LimitedDetails" at the end of line 3 in the command above.

 To verify the setting for all users:
$Mailboxes = Get-Mailbox
foreach ($mailbox in $Mailboxes) {Get-MailboxFolderPermission -Identity ($mailbox.UserPrincipalName + ":\Calendar") |

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The above link has the following script that does exactly what you want:
http://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/ScriptCenter/19b98a56-42aa-4695-b07c-335d8322b64e/
<# 
 
 NAME: Set-CalendarPermissions.ps1 
 
 AUTHOR: Jan Egil Ring 
 EMAIL: jan.egil.ring@powershell.no 
 
 COMMENT: Script to set calendar-permission for mailboxes in Exchange Server 2010. 
          For a list of valid AccessRights, see http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff522363.aspx 
          More information: http://blog.powershell.no/2010/09/20/managing-calendar-permissions-in-exchange-server-2010 
 
 You have a royalty-free right to use, modify, reproduce, and 
 distribute this script file in any way you find useful, provided that 
 you agree that the creator, owner above has no warranty, obligations, 
 or liability for such use. 
 
 VERSION HISTORY: 
 1.0 19.09.2010 - Initial release 
 
#> 
 
#requires -version 2 
 
#Load Exchange Server 2010 Management Shell if not loaded. You may delete/comment out this step if you are running the script from the Exchange Management Shell 
if (-not (Get-PSSnapin | Where-Object {$_.Name -like "Microsoft.Exchange.Management.PowerShell.E2010"})){ 
Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.Exchange.Management.PowerShell.E2010 
} 
 
#Custom variables 
$mailboxes = Get-Mailbox -Database "Mailbox Database A" 
$AccessRights = "Reviewer" 
 
#Loop through all mailboxes 
foreach ($mailbox in $mailboxes) { 
 
#Retrieve name of the user`s calendar 
$calendar = (($mailbox.SamAccountName)+ ":\" + (Get-MailboxFolderStatistics -Identity $mailbox.SamAccountName -FolderScope Calendar | Select-Object -First 1).Name) 
 
#Check if calendar-permission for user "Default" is set to the default permission of "AvailabilityOnly" 
    if (((Get-MailboxFolderPermission $calendar  | Where-Object {$_.User -like "Default"}).AccessRights) -like "AvailabilityOnly" ) { 
 
    Write-Host "Updating calendar permission for $mailbox..." -ForegroundColor Yellow 
 
    #Set calendar-permission for user "Default" to value defined in variable $AccessRights 
    Set-MailboxFolderPermission -User "Default" -AccessRights $AccessRights -Identity $calendar 
    } 
}

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