Parameter Attribute DataType Description Allowed Values
Name Key String The Name parameter specifies a new name for the partner application.
ApplicationIdentifier Write String The ApplicationIdentifier parameter specifies a unique application identifier for the partner application that uses an authorization server.
AcceptSecurityIdentifierInformation Write Boolean The AcceptSecurityIdentifierInformation parameter specifies whether Exchange should accept security identifiers (SIDs) from another trusted Active Directory forest for the partner application.
AccountType Write String The AccountType parameter specifies the type of Microsoft account that's required for the partner application. OrganizationalAccount, ConsumerAccount
Enabled Write Boolean The Enabled parameter specifies whether the partner application is enabled.
LinkedAccount Write String The LinkedAccount parameter specifies a linked Active Directory user account for the application.
Ensure Write String Specify if the Partner Application 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 Partner Applications in Exchange Online.



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


  • Organization Client Access, 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
        EXOPartnerApplication 'ConfigurePartnerApplication'
            Name                                = "HRApp"
            ApplicationIdentifier               = "00000006-0000-0dd1-ac00-000000000000"
            AccountType                         = "OrganizationalAccount"
            Enabled                             = $True
            Ensure                              = "Present"
            Credential                          = $credsGlobalAdmin