PowerShell

  • How to Convert a mailbox in Exchange to a Shared Mailbox using PowerShell.

    First make sure you have the correct mailbox identity or account id:

    Get-Mailbox -Identity [account id] | Format-List RecipientTypeDetail

    you can also use this command to verify the change request completed successfully after using the Set-Mailbox command below. The following PowerShell command will change or convert a mailbox to shared

    Set-Mailbox -Identity [account id] -Type Shared

    You can also convert accounts to and from other types like room or equipment mail boxes

    Set-Mailbox -Identity [account id] -Type [Regular | Room | Equipment | Shared]