msExchRecipientTypeDetails


Object Type

RecipientTypeDetails (Decimal Value)

User Mailbox

1

Linked Mailbox

2

Shared Mailbox

4

Legacy Mailbox

8

Room Mailbox

16

Equipment Mailbox

32

Mail Contact

64

Mail-enabled User

128

Mail-enabled Universal Distribution Group

256

Mail-enabled non-Universal Distribution Group

512

Mail-enabled Universal Security Group

1024

Dynamic Distribution Group

2048

Mail-enabled Public Folder

4096

System Attendant Mailbox

8192

Mailbox Database Mailbox

16384

Across-Forest Mail Contact

32768

User

65536

Contact

131072

Universal Distribution Group

262144

Universal Security Group

524288

Non-Universal Group

1048576

Disabled User

2097152

Microsoft Exchange

4194304

Remote User Mailbox                                                                   2147483648                  
Remote Room Mailbox                                                                 8589934592                    
Remote Equipment Mailbox                                                          17173869184                    
Remote Shared Mailbox                                                               34359738368                 

I constantly find myself needing this table, and I can't ever remember where on TechNet to find it, so since this is MY blog 🙂 I'm putting a copy here.

Credit where credit is due, the original lives here : http://blogs.technet.com/b/benw/archive/2007/04/05/exchange-2007-and-recipient-type-details.aspx


Comments (7)

  1. Thank you! Using this in a get-aduser command, works like a charm!

  2. Evan Barrett says:

    Great info! Thanks for sharing.

  3. Chris Lehr says:

    Please add 2147483648 as Exchange Online mailbox!

  4. dkegg says:

    Updated to include all the remote mailbox (user, room, shared, equipment) types as well

  5. hammerli22 says:

    http://www.msexchange.org/kbase/ExchangeServerTips/MicrosoftOffice365/ExchangeOnline/msexchangerecipienttypedetails-active-directory-values.html

    Arbitration Mailbox 8388608
    Mailbox Plan 16777216
    Linked User 33554432
    Room List 268435456
    Discovery Mailbox 536870912
    Role Group 1073741824
    Team Mailbox 137438953472

  6. Rikard Strand says:

    Can I use 8589934592 to trick Exchange to believe that a object is a room in another forest ?

    Are there any other attributes I need to set ?

  7. Anonymous says:

    To Sync or Not to Sync?

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