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Add-SPOUser

Published: July 16, 2012

Applies to:  Office 365 | SharePoint Online 

Adds an existing Office 365 user or an Office 365 security group to a SharePoint group.

Add-SPOUser [-Site] <SpoSitePipeBind> [-LoginName] <String> [-Group] <String>

Parameters

Parameter Required Type Description

Site

Required

Microsoft.Online.SharePoint.PowerShell.SpoSitePipeBind

Specifies the URL of the site collection to which you want to add the user.

LoginName

Required

System.String

Specifies the login name of the user to add.

Group

Required

System.String

Specifies the name of the SharePoint group to add the user or the security group to.

Detailed Description

Along with the group memberships that are normally required to run Windows PowerShell, you must be a SharePoint Online global administrator and a site collection administrator to use the Add-SPOUser cmdlet.

Input Types

Return Types

--------EXAMPLE 1--------

Add-SPOUser -Site https://contoso.sharepoint.com/sites/sc1 -LoginName joe.healy@contoso.com -Group "SC1 Owners"

Example 1 adds a user who has the e-mail address joe.healy@contoso.com to the group "SC1 Owners" in the site collection https://contoso.sharepoint.com/sites/sc1.

--------EXAMPLE 2--------

Add-SPOUser -Site https://contoso.sharepoint.com -LoginName melissa.kerr@contoso.com -Group "Team Site Members"

Example 2 adds a user who has the e-mail address melissa.kerr@contoso.com to the group "Team Site Members" in the site collection https://contoso.sharepoint.com.

Change History

Date Description

July 16, 2012

Initial publication

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