How to Find the Management Roles Assigned to a User in Exchange 2010

Its always a problem on finding, What Roles the Current user is Assigned to, Not sure on what all he has having access to.

You can use the Below PowerShell Command to Find in which role assigments the user is part of in Exchange Role based acess groups.

Replace with “Username” with the Alias of the mailbox

Get-ManagementRoleAssignment -GetEffectiveUsers | Where-Object {$_.EffectiveUserName -eq "Username"} | select-object Role



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Satheshwaran Manoharan is an Microsoft Office Server and Services MVP , Publisher of Specialized in Office365 / Microsoft Exchange / Virtualization , Sathesh is an Messaging Expert supporting/Designing/Deploying many medium size businesses to large enterprises when it comes to Corporate messaging and Virtualization Infrastructure

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  1. That’s a nice post.

  2. I try, it’ works, and it’s helpful.
    Keep posting helpful article.

  3. Hi Satheshwaran,

    Can we know which commands a perticular user(admin) can execute depend on the permissions given to him?


    • Satheshwaran Manoharan

      Check what all roles assigned to the user. = Check what all the commands the role contains.
      login as him — run — Get-command

  4. It didn’t appear to make a difference.

  5. What does it mean if nothing is returned?

  6. Your articles are really informative and good , Thanks for sharing the commands , Keep up your good work .

  7. Hi I am trying to get a user name with a specific role assigned for e.g. Get-User | Get-ManagementRoleAssignment -Role ‘audit logs’

    Ho can I get this working. Please help

  8. corporate web site

  9. Six years later and this is the most helpful article I’ve found. Nothing helpful (cmdlet or article wise) from Microsoft

    Many thanks for this simple yet evidently necessary post!

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