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Parameter Attribute DataType Description Allowed Values
DisplayName Key String The display name for the group.
MailNickName Key String The group's Internal Name.
ManagedBy Write StringArray[] The group's owner user principal.
Description Write String The group's description.
Members Write StringArray[] Members of the group.
Ensure Write String Present ensures the group exists, absent ensures it is removed. 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.


This resource allows users to create Office 365 Users and assign them licenses.


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
        O365Group 'OttawaTeamGroup'
            DisplayName        = "Ottawa Employees"
            MailNickName       = "OttawaEmployees"
            Description        = "This is only for employees of the Ottawa Office"
            ManagedBy          = ""
            Members            = @("Bob.Houle", "John.Smith")
            Ensure             = "Present"
            Credential         = $credsGlobalAdmin