The Exchange Team has announced the general availability of the Exchange Online PowerShell Module in Azure Cloud Shell.
Azure Cloud Shell is a web-based version of PowerShell that can be launched from within any web browser by navigating to shell.azure.com, or, clicking the PowerShell icon in the Azure portal (portal.azure.com).
In this article, we will explore how to initially configure Azure Cloud Shell, cover the basics of the interface, connect to Exchange Online, and perform some basic Cloud Shell tasks, such as managing files and running some Exchange cmdlets.
Let’s get started!
Running the Azure Cloud Shell for the first time
To get started with Azure Cloud Shell you can either navigate to shell.azure.com or, click the PowerShell icon in the Azure Portal. The icon is at the top of the screen, to the right of the search box (pictured in the screenshot below)
The first time you open Cloud Shell you will be asked if you want to connect to PowerShell or Bash. Click PowerShell.
You will then be prompted to create storage for use with Cloud Shell. You will be given a drop down of all your available Azure subscriptions. Pick an Azure subscription with active credit and click Create Storage.[Read more…] about Using Exchange Cmdlets in Azure Cloud Shell