How to connect to Office 365 with PowerShell

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As an Administrator for Office 365, you can use PowerShell to manage a lot of your administrative tasks such as user management and domain management.

The following is needed:

  1. MS Online Services Assistant needs to be downloaded and installed
  2. MS Online Module for PowerShell needs to be  downloaded and installed
  3. Connect to Microsoft Online in PowerShell
    Download MS Online Services Assistant

Download the OS version needed:

      Download Online Module for PowerShell

    Download the OS version needed:

        Connect to MS Online in PowerShell

      Open a PowerShell session and import the MS Online Module using:

      Import-Module MsOnline

       

      Connect with your Microsoft Online tenant account using:

      Connect-MsolService

       

      Use your tenant account e.g. admin@contoso.onmicrosoft.com.

        Now you are ready to work with PowerShell against your Office 365 account. If you need a list of the cmdlets available, see the reference documentation link below or run the following PowerShell command:

      Get-Command -Module MsOnline

       

       

        Reference documentation:
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