New-ComplianceCase

 

Topic Last Modified: 2017-04-21

This cmdlet is available only in the Office 365 Security & Compliance Center. For more information, see Office 365 Security & Compliance Center PowerShell.

Use the New-ComplianceCase cmdlet to create eDiscovery cases in the Security & Compliance Center. You use eDiscovery cases to place content locations on hold, perform Content Searches associated with the case, and export search results.

For information about the parameter sets in the Syntax section below, see Exchange cmdlet syntax.

New-ComplianceCase -Name <String> [-Confirm [<SwitchParameter>]] [-Description <String>] [-DomainController <Fqdn>] [-Sources <Object[]>] [-WhatIf [<SwitchParameter>]]

This example creates a new eDiscovery case named Fabrikam Litigation.

New-ComplianceCase -Name "Fabrikam Litigation"

You need to be assigned permissions in the Office 365 Security & Compliance Center before you can use this cmdlet. For more information, see Permissions in Office 365 Security & Compliance Center.

 

Parameter Required Type Description

Name

Required

System.String

The Name parameter specifies the unique name of the eDiscovery case. The maximum length is 64 characters. If the value contains spaces, enclose the value in quotation marks (").

Confirm

Optional

System.Management.Automation.SwitchParameter

The Confirm switch specifies whether to show or hide the confirmation prompt. How this switch affects the cmdlet depends on if the cmdlet requires confirmation before proceeding.

  • Destructive cmdlets (for example, Remove-* cmdlets) have a built-in pause that forces you to acknowledge the command before proceeding. For these cmdlets, you can skip the confirmation prompt by using this exact syntax: -Confirm:$false.

  • Most other cmdlets (for example, New-* and Set-* cmdlets) don't have a built-in pause. For these cmdlets, specifying the Confirm switch without a value introduces a pause that forces you acknowledge the command before proceeding.

Description

Optional

System.String

The Description parameter specifies a description for the eDiscovery case. The maximum length is 256 characters. If the value contains spaces, enclose the value in quotation marks (").

DomainController

Optional

Microsoft.Exchange.Data.Fqdn

This parameter is reserved for internal Microsoft use.

Sources

Optional

System.Object[]

This parameter is reserved for internal Microsoft use.

WhatIf

Optional

System.Management.Automation.SwitchParameter

This parameter is reserved for internal Microsoft use.

To see the input types that this cmdlet accepts, see Cmdlet Input and Output Types. If the Input Type field for a cmdlet is blank, the cmdlet doesn’t accept input data.

To see the return types, which are also known as output types, that this cmdlet accepts, see Cmdlet Input and Output Types. If the Output Type field is blank, the cmdlet doesn’t return data.

 
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