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How to log in with Multi-factor Authentication on the Exchange Online  PowerShell  module?

After a Multi-Factor Authentication(MFA) implementation, do you wish to use the Exchange Powershell module? Readhow best to connect in this blog!

Option 1: Via PowerShell

Import-Module ExchangeOnlineManagement
Connect-ExchangeOnline -UserPrincipalName info@365tips.be

Option 2: Access to Exchange Online

If you have a Global Administrator with Multi-factor enabled, the most practical way is PowerShell is to access it from the Exchange portal.

https://outlook.office.com/ecp/ - click Hybrid at the bottom left. then Configure.

After you have done this you will always have an icon on your desktop.


Open the quicklaunch on your desktop

Run this command:

 Connect-EXOPSSession -UserPrincipalName firstname.lastname@tenantname.onmicrosoft.com

After this, you get a pop-up with modern-authentication.

*From here you can also connect to AzureAD if desired. ( connect-msolservice )


That's it!

From now on you can manage permissions in Exchange Online via scripts.
Handle repetitive tasks with get-mailbox | set-mailbox ...
And so much more! https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/ exchange

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