Windows Server 2019: Disabling Admin Access to the Exchange Admin Center in Windows Server 2019 Core

Posted on
6,012 Points
Last Modified:
Experience Level: Intermediate
Edward van Biljon
Experienced Messaging Specialist with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry.
In this video we show you how to disable the Exchange Admin Center on Windows Server 2019 Core just like you would on an Exchange server using the GUI and the Exchange Management Shell (EMS).

Video Steps

1. Run PowerShell

From the command prompt on Exchange 2019 Server Core, type in PowerShell and Press enter.

2. Add the Snapin

Type in Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.Exchange.Management.PowerShell.SnapIn and press enter.

3. Disable Admin Access

Run the following command to disable the EAC: Get-EcpVirtualdirectory | Set-ecpvirtualdirectory -AdminEnabled $False
Information on how the user's photo is synched with SharePoint User Profile service from Azure AD, Exchange Online, and on-premise AD.
This is a comparison of three common ways to run commands remotely on Windows machines. I will look at the risks, that are involved and make a recommendation based on that.

Keep in touch with Experts Exchange

Tech news and trends delivered to your inbox every month