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Connect-ExchangeOnline

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Connect-ExchangeOnline

In order manage your Exchange Online (M365), you need to first connect to your M365 using you Windows PowerShell. After searching multiple blogs and applying multiple scripts, I found the below working seamless for me.

Module: ExchangePowerShell

Applies to: Exchange Online

Connect Exchange Online using Windows PowerShell.

 

  1. From the Windows PowerShell elevated prompt.

         $UserCredential = Get-Credential

 

  1. Enter the M365 Global Admin credentials

 

  1. Run Connect-IPPSSession -Credential $UserCredential

Use the Connect-IPPSSession cmdlet in the Exchange Online PowerShell V2 module to connect to Security & Compliance Center PowerShell or standalone Exchange Online Protection PowerShell using modern authentication. The cmdlet works for MFA or non-MFA enabled accounts.

 

  1. Run Connect-ExchangeOnline -Credential $UserCredential

Use the Connect-ExchangeOnline cmdlet in the Exchange Online PowerShell V2 module to connect to Exchange Online PowerShell using modern authentication. This cmdlet works for MFA or non-MFA enabled accounts.

If you face an error in step number 4, you will have to Install EXO V2 module. It is just one single command Install-Module -Name ExchangeOnlineManagement

For Connecting Exchange Online you will have to Install and maintain the EXO V2 module.

You can download the EXO V2 module from the PowerShell gallery at https://www.powershellgallery.com/packages/ExchangeOnlineManagement/

Refer the below snapshot for steps that I had performed to connect my M365 Portal successfully.

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