Parameter Attribute DataType Description Allowed Values
Name Key String The Name parameter specifies the name of the role. The maximum length of the name is 64 characters.
Parent Key String The Parent parameter specifies the identity of the role to copy. Mandatory for management role creation/update or when Ensure=Present. Non-mandatory for Ensure=Absent
Description Write String The Description parameter specifies the description that's displayed when the management role is viewed using the Get-ManagementRole cmdlet.
Ensure Write String Specify if the Management Role should exist or not. Present, Absent
Credential Write PSCredential Credentials of the Exchange Global Admin
ApplicationId Write String Id of the Azure Active Directory application to authenticate with.
TenantId Write String Id of the Azure Active Directory tenant used for authentication.
CertificateThumbprint Write String Thumbprint of the Azure Active Directory application's authentication certificate to use for authentication.
CertificatePassword Write PSCredential Username can be made up to anything but password will be used for CertificatePassword
CertificatePath Write String Path to certificate used in service principal usually a PFX file.
ManagedIdentity Write Boolean Managed ID being used for authentication.


This resource configures RBAC Management Roles in Exchange Online.



To authenticate with Microsoft Exchange, this resource required the following permissions:


  • Role Management, View-Only Configuration

Role Groups

  • Organization Management


Example 1

This example is used to test new resources and showcase the usage of new resources being worked on. It is not meant to use as a production baseline.

Configuration Example
        [Parameter(Mandatory = $true)]
    Import-DscResource -ModuleName Microsoft365DSC

    node localhost
        EXOManagementRole 'ConfigureManagementRole'
            Name                 = "MyDisplayName"
            Description          = ""
            Parent               = "contoso.onmicrosoft.com\MyProfileInformation"
            Ensure               = "Present"
            Credential           = $credsGlobalAdmin