What Admin Role Allows Releasing Quarantined Emails?

Taylor 0 Reputation points

I am looking to add permissions to an admin account that allows this admin to release quarantined emails. I do not want to give them global admin, but I have not found a admin role that allows someone to release these emails. As a global reader this user can see the quarantined emails, and although Exchange Administrator is assigned, the user still cannot release emails.

Does anyone know one built in role that would allow releasing these quarantined emails without giving them global admin?

Thank you!!

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  1. Manu Philip 17,021 Reputation points MVP

    Hi,You can provide access to an admin user in your Exchange online organization by following the steps below: Following steps will add Quarantine role to a custom Office 365 role group and add the required user as the group member.

    1. Signs in to Office 365. Go to Security and Compliance Center
    2. On the left area, click Permission.
    3. Create to create a new role group, give a name to the group
    4. Add Quarantine role.

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    1. Add the specific users as group members.
    2. Review and save.
    3. Now the user can visit Office 365 and go to the Security and Compliance Center.
    4. On the left, expand Threat Management, choose Review, and then choose Quarantine.
    5. They could find and release quarantined messages as required.