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Convert-MsolFederatedUser

Published: March 22, 2013

Updated: January 21, 2014

Applies To: Azure, Office 365, Windows Intune

noteNote
  • This topic provides online help content for cloud services, such as Windows Intune and Office 365, which rely on Microsoft Azure Active Directory for identity and directory services.

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

The Convert-MsolFederatedUser cmdlet is used to update a user in a domain that was recently converted from single sign-on (also known as identity federation) to standard authentication type. A new password must be provided for the user.

Convert-MsolFederatedUser -UserPrincipalName <string> [-NewPassword <string>] [-TenantId <Guid>] [<CommonParameters>

    -NewPassword <string>
        The new password of the user.
        
        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 it 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
        
    -UserPrincipalName <string>
        The MicorosftOnlineUserID for the user to convert.
        
        Required?                    true
        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".

The following command will convert a standard user (user1@contoso.com) into a federated user:

Convert-MsolFederatedUser -userprincipalname user1@contoso.com
noteNote
If a new password is not supplied with the command, a new password will be generated automatically and displayed when the command is run.

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