Get-Mailboxfolder returns error code "Mailbox does not exist"

Unable to use Get-MailboxFolder on other user's mailboxes.

I am using Exchange 2010.  
I am have rights to view and modify Folder Permissions.  

I get an error that Mailbox does not exist, but if I run the Get-Mailboxfolder against my mailbox it is successful.
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yo_beeDirector of Information TechnologyAsked:
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CodeTwo SoftwareSoftware DeveloperCommented:
Please take a look at this TechNet article. It clearly states that you can only use this cmdlet for your own mailbox.
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timgreen7077Exchange EngineerCommented:
Agreed you can't view the folder with that cmdlet. I also just attempted and I can only view my own folder. You can run the Get-MailboxFolderStatistics and get information about that folder. See below cmdlets:

Get-MailboxFolderStatistics -Identity username | select name, folderpath, itemsinfolder, itemsinfolderandsubfolders, folderandsubfoldersize | Export-Csv c:\temp\file.csv

Not sure what your trying to achieve but see if that helps.
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yo_beeDirector of Information TechnologyAuthor Commented:
I am looking recursively add folder permissions.  That is the whole purpose of the Get-Mailboxfolder.  Is there a way to do that?
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timgreen7077Exchange EngineerCommented:
You would run the Add-MailboxFolderPermission for that. I personally don't add folder permissions via powershell because it's too cumbersome. The permissions have to be added properly, so I just have the user do it via outlook. A lot simpler and easier. See attachment, this is a doc i used in the past but i don't recommend adding permissions via powershell personally. Also if I remember the -recurse parameter isn't available. I only give full manage access via the shell. Anything more granular i have the user provide via outlook because of the need for hierarchy level access that will have to be in place.
Add-Mailbox-Delegate-and-Folder-Per.docx
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yo_beeDirector of Information TechnologyAuthor Commented:
I ended  up exporting the folder and sub-folders to a PST.  This was the easiest method.  This is a one time job for a paralegal and after it is done she does not need access to the mailbox anymore.
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timgreen7077Exchange EngineerCommented:
Makes perfect sense. For something like that, I would have done the same, especially if everything was in the same folder. For legal I would also give them ediscovery permissions so they can query mailboxes for mail is needed if mail is in different folders. Good deal with the pst.
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