Published: March 22, 2013
Updated: July 30, 2015
Applies To: Azure, Office 365, Windows Intune
This cmdlet restores a user that is in the Deleted users view to their original state. Users will remain in the Deleted users view for 30 days.
Restore-MsolUser [-AutoReconcileProxyConflicts] [-NewUserPrincipalName <string>] [-ObjectId <Guid>] [<CommonParameters>]
-AutoReconcileProxyConflicts [<SwitchParameter>] If set, then any proxy addresses that cause conflicts will be removed for the user. This parameter should be used if one or more of the user's proxy addresses is also used for another active user. Required? false Position? named Default value Accept pipeline input? false Accept wildcard characters? false -NewUserPrincipalName <string> The UserPrincipalName to use when restoring the user. This should be used if the original UserPrincipalName of the user is in use by another active user. Required? false Position? named Default value Accept pipeline input? false Accept wildcard characters? false -ObjectId <Guid> The ObjectId of the user to restore. Required? false Position? named Default value Accept pipeline input? false Accept wildcard characters? false -UserPrincipalName <string> The user ID of the user to restore. 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 commands will restore a user that was deleted. The user principal name of the deleted user is FSlattery@contoso.com. The first command maps the variable $DelUser to the deleted user. The second command restores the deleted user.
$DelUser = Get-MsolUser -UserPrincipalName FSlattery@contoso.com -ReturnDeletedUsers
Restore-MsolUser -ObjectId $DelUser.ObjectId
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