Thursday, August 14, 2008

Setting BES Permissions on Exchange 2007

We will make the BESAdmin account member of Exchange ViewOnlyAdmin role and assign Send-as Receive- as rights. All you need to do is to replace your Exchange server name with yours and the BESAccount name.

Remember the use EMS (Exchange management Shell) not WPS (Windows power Shell)

Log on to Exchange 2007 Server

Start, Programs,MES 2007, EMS

  • Bes account name: BESAdmin
  • Exchange 2007 Server name: SMTP25CMS

Addexchangeadministrator "BESAdmin" –role ViewOnlyAdmin

get-mailboxserver SMTP25CMS add-adpermission -user BESAdmin -accessrights ExtendedRight -extendedRights Send-As, Receive-As, ms-Exch-Store-admin


Oz Ozugurlu
MVP (Exchange)
MCSE 2003, M+, S+, MCDST
Security+, Project +, Server +

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