Exchange 2007 – Change a User Mailbox to Shared Mailbox

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Last updated on April 1st, 2023 at 08:40 pm

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If you want to change a user mailbox in Exchange to a shared mailbox, then there is a simple powershell command that you can run within Exchange Management Shell (EMS) to carry this out.

Just open up EMS and use this command:

 Set-Mailbox "user mailbox name" -Type:Shared  

where

  • “user mailbox name” – is the name of the user mailbox you want to change to a shared mailbox

Then if you go back into your Exchange Management Console, you should see that this is now a shared mailbox and you can set the permissions as required for multiple user access.

If you want to change a shared mailbox into a user mailbox, then there is a guide here to see how to do that too.

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