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Set-MsolGroup
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Set-MsolGroup

Published: March 22, 2013

Updated: July 30, 2015

Applies To: Azure, Office 365, Windows Intune

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

The Set-MsolGroup cmdlet is used to update the properties of a security group.

Syntax

Set-MsolGroup [-Description <string>] [-DisplayName <string>] [-ManagedBy <string>] [-ObjectId <Guid>] [-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
        
    -ObjectId <Guid>
        The unique ID of the group to update.
        
        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 first locates the group with the name Marketing and sets that group a variable $MktGrp. The next command updates the description for the Marketing group to read "Marketing executives."

$MktGrp = Get-MsolGroup -searchstring Marketing
Set-MsolGroup -ObjectId $MktGrp.ObjectId -Description "Marketing executives"

Additional Resources

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