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Parameter Attribute DataType Description Allowed Values
DisplayName Key String Current channel name
TeamName Key String Name of the team the Channel belongs to
NewDisplayName Write String Used to update current channel name
Description Write String Channel description
Ensure Write String Present ensures the Team channel exists, absent ensures it is removed Present, Absent
Credential Write PSCredential Credentials of the Teams 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.


This resource is used to add and update channels in existing Teams.

Azure AD Permissions

To authenticate via Azure Active Directory, this resource required the following Application permissions:

  • Automate
  • Microsoft.Graph
    • Group.ReadWrite.All
  • Export
  • Microsoft.Graph
    • Group.ReadAll

NOTE: All permisions listed above require admin consent.


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
        TeamsChannel 'ConfigureChannel'
            TeamName           = "SuperSecretTeam"
            DisplayName        = "SP2013 Review teams group"
            NewDisplayName     = "SP2016 Review teams group"
            Description        = "SP2016 Code reviews for SPFX"
            Ensure             = "Present"
            Credential         = $credsGlobalAdmin