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General

This code sample retrieves the following parameters of a mail-enabled group:

  • Alias
  • Simple display name
  • Expansion server
  • Hide from Exchange address lists
  • Send out-of-office message to originator
  • Send delivery reports to the group manager
  • Send delivery reports to the message originator
  • Exchange custom attributes

Note

In the below code sample, the $groupParams variable represents Exchange properties of a mail-enabled group. To retrieve the properties, use the IAdmExchangeMailParametersOps::GetMailParameters method.

How
[Reflection.Assembly]::LoadWithPartialName("Softerra.Adaxes.Adsi")

# Connect to the Adaxes service
$admNS = New-Object "Softerra.Adaxes.Adsi.AdmNamespace"
$admService = $admNS.GetServiceDirectly("localhost")

# Bind to the group
$groupDN = "CN=My Group,CN=Users,DC=domain,DC=com"
$group = $admService.OpenObject("Adaxes://$groupDN", $NULL, $NULL, 0)

# Get Exchange properties
$groupParams = $group.GetMailParameters()
# The $groupParams variable represents Exchange properties of a mail-enabled group

# Alias
Write-Host "Alias:" $groupParams.Alias

# Simple display name
Write-Host "Simple display name:" $groupParams.SimpleDisplayName

# Expansion server
$expansionServer = $groupParams.ExpansionServer
Write-Host "Expansion server: " -NoNewline
if ($expansionServer -eq $NULL)
{
    Write-Host "Not specified"
}
else
{
    Write-Host $expansionServer.DisplayName
}

# Hide from Exchange address lists
Write-Host "Hide from Exchange address lists:" $groupParams.HiddenFromExchangeAddressList

# Send out-of-office message to originator
Write-Host "Send out-of-office message to originator" $groupParams.SendOofMessageToOriginator

# Delivery reports
Write-Host "Delivery reports: " -NoNewline
if ($groupParams.ReportToManager)
{
    # Send delivery reports to the group manager
    Write-Host "Send to the group manager"
}
elseif ($groupParams.ReportToOriginator)
{
    # Send delivery reports to the message originator
    Write-Host "Send to message originator"
}
else
{
    Write-Host "Do not send"
}

# Custom attributes
$customAttributes = $groupParams.CustomAttributes
Write-Host "Custom Attributes"

for ($i = $customAttributes.MinIndex; $i -le $customAttributes.MaxIndex; $i++)
{
    $attributeName = $customAttributes.BuildAttributeName($i)
    $attributeValue = $customAttributes.GetCustomAttribute($i) 
    Write-Host "`t$attributeName`: $attributeValue"    
}

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