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New-MsolGroup

Published: March 22, 2013

Updated: July 30, 2015

Applies To: Azure, Office 365, Windows Intune

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  • The cmdlets were previously known as the Microsoft Online Services Module for Windows PowerShell cmdlets.

The New-MsolGroup cmdlet is used to add a new security group to the .

Syntax

New-MsolGroup [-Description <string>] [-DisplayName <string>] [-ManagedBy <string>] [-TenantId <Guid>] [<CommonParameters>]

Parameters

    -Description <string>
        The description of the group.
        
        Required?                    false
        Position?                    named
        Default value                
        Accept pipeline input?       true (ByPropertyName)
        Accept wildcard characters?  false
        
    -DisplayName <string>
        The display name of the group.
        
        Required?                    false
        Position?                    named
        Default value                
        Accept pipeline input?       true (ByPropertyName)
        Accept wildcard characters?  false
        
    -ManagedBy <string>
        The owner of the group.
        
        Required?                    false
        Position?                    named
        Default value                
        Accept pipeline input?       true (ByPropertyName)
        Accept wildcard characters?  false
        
    -TenantId <Guid>
        The unique ID of the tenant to perform the operation on. If this is 
        not provided then the value will default to the tenant of the current 
        user. This parameter is only applicable to partner users.
        
        Required?                    false
        Position?                    named
        Default value                
        Accept pipeline input?       true (ByPropertyName)
        Accept wildcard characters?  false
        
    <CommonParameters>
        This cmdlet supports the common parameters: Verbose, Debug,
        ErrorAction, ErrorVariable, WarningAction, WarningVariable,
        OutBuffer and OutVariable. For more information, type,
        "get-help about_commonparameters".

Examples

The following command creates a new security group called "Marketing" that has a group description of "Marketing Executives".

New-MsolGroup -DisplayName "Marketing" -Description "Marketing Executives"

Additional Resources

There are several other places you can get more information and help. These include:

  1. Azure Active Directory Forum

  2. Azure AD Community Information Center

  3. Azure Active Directory Community scripts

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