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We want a user that is only able to create mailboxes (Enable-Mailbox) for any user in our AD on any of our mailbox servers.

So far, we've seen a range of suggestions as far as what permissions are required for that. Microsoft's documentations isn't clear either. Anyone know?

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The Mail Recipient Creation role allows an individual to create a recipient. The Mail Recipients role enables a user to manage existing boxes.

It sounds like you want the Mail Recipient Creation role.

Source: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd876911.aspx

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