You can simply manage and administrate Office 365 from your Powershell prompt or with your own Powershell scripts.
Here is how you can connect to Office 365 with Windows PowerShell:
First create a object with your Windows Live Credentials. This command will open a Windows in which you can enter your Windows Live Credentials for your Office365 Accout. In my case [email protected] and my password.
$LiveCred = Get-Credential
You can open a new Session:
$Session = New-PSSession -ConfigurationName Microsoft.Exchange -ConnectionUri https://ps.outlook.com/powershell/ -Credential $LiveCred -Authentication Basic -AllowRedirection
Now join the session with:
To close the Session:
Now if you join the PS session with Enter-PSSession you can now work online and run commands like Get-User. More about working with Powershell and Office 365 in the next posts.