This cmdlet is available only in the cloud-based service.

Use the Get-ExternalInOutlook cmdlet to view the configuration of external sender identification that's available in Outlook, Outlook for Mac, Outlook on the web, and Outlook for iOS and Android.

For information about the parameter sets in the Syntax section below, see Exchange cmdlet syntax.


   [[-Identity] <OrganizationIdParameter>]


The important properties that are returned in the output of this cmdlet are:

  • Enabled: True means the feature is enabled; False means the feature is disabled.
  • AllowList: The list of exceptions. Messages received from the specified senders or senders in the specified domains don't receive the External icon in the area of subject line.

You need to be assigned permissions before you can run this cmdlet. Although this topic lists all parameters for the cmdlet, you may not have access to some parameters if they're not included in the permissions assigned to you. To find the permissions required to run any cmdlet or parameter in your organization, see Find the permissions required to run any Exchange cmdlet.


Example 1


This example returns the settings of the external sender identification feature for the organization.



The Identity parameter specifies the GUID of the external sender identification object that you want to view. Although this parameter is available, you don't need to use it.

Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
Applies to:Exchange Online, Exchange Online Protection