Connect to Exchange Online with PowerShell

Install Exchange Online PowerShell Module

  1. Open Internet Explorer or Edge. (If you are using the Chromium version of Edge you will need to enable Edge OneClick [chrome://flags/#edge-click-once]). Other browsers are not supported.
  2. Go to or your local exchange server, whatever it is named…
  3. Go to Hybrid in the sidebar and click on configure for “Exchange Online PowerShell Module”.
  4. Click on “Install” to install the module

Connect to Exchange Online PowerShell with MFA

Open a PowerShell window or the “Microsoft Exchange Online Powershell Module”.

Connect-EXOPSSession -UserPrincipalName -DelegatedOrganization

Test if it’s working

To see if things are working you can run a test command:

Get-Mailbox -ResultSize 5

This will list the first 5 mailboxes available.

Connect to Exchange Online PowerShell without MFA.

This is the old way of connecting. Not recommended but supplied nonetheless.

Allow running scripts:

Set-ExecutionPolicy RemoteSigned

Establish a new Exchange online session:

$Session = New-PSSession -ConfigurationName Microsoft.Exchange -ConnectionUri -Credential $UserCredential -Authentication Basic -AllowRedirection

Import the session

Import-PSSession $Session -DisableNameChecking

When you are finished working you can close the session with:

Remove-PSSession $Session

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