Manage Azure Active Directory Using PowerShell

This article will show you how you can manage your Azure Active Directory using PowerShell.

Azure Active Directory Is similar to the known Active Directory that Is part of Windows Server, however using Azure AD you get a better redundancy because It’s hosted In the cloud on multiple Servers.

To Azure AD to work we need to install two things.

1. Microsoft Online Services sign-in assistant

2. Azure AD PowerShell module

To Install the Sign-In assistant download and Install the package below.

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=41950



Next Install the Azure AD PowerShell Module.

http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?linkid=236297



Once done, You will the new module under the start menu.


Run it administrator


To connect to your Azure AD type:

Connect-msolservice
 

 

Once you logged In you can manage your directory using PowerShell cmdlets


To see all available cmdlets visit:

https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/azure/jj151815.aspx


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