In this Azure PowerShell article, we will discuss how to fix the error “The term ‘Connect-MsolService’ is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet”. that I got while executing the Connect-Msolservice PowerShell command.
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Connect-Msolservice is not recognized
Recently, I was trying to execute the Connect-Msolservice PowerShell command to initiate a connection to my Azure Active Directory, But all of sudden, I got this error. You can see the below screenshot for your reference.
Below is the complete error message for your reference.
The term ‘Connect-MsolService’ is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet, function, script file, or operable program. Check the spelling of the name, or if a path was included, verify that the path is correct and try again, then run the below command in Windows PowerShell.
Connect-Msolservice is not recognized [Solved]
If you are getting this error you can try out the below solutions to fix this issue.
- To fix the error, open the Windows PowerShell command prompt in administrator mode
2. The next step is to run the below PowerShell cmdlet to install the MSOnline module
Install-Module -Name MSOnline
Click on the Yes button on the above pop up. Then click on the Yes to All button from the below Pop up.
You can fix the error No match was found for the specified search criteria and module name ‘MSOnline’, in case you are getting the same error while installing the MSOnline PowerShell module.
After successfully installation, you can execute the below command.
Import-Module MSOnline $credentials = Get-Credential connect-msolservice -Credential $Credential
Now, you can able to login successfully with your credentials. Check out the below screenshot.
Note: Make sure to run the Windows PowerShell ISE with Run as Administrator mode and then follow the above steps else you will eld of with the same error.
If the above solution didn’t work for you and you are still getting the same error then try the below steps
Run the below PowerShell cmdlets in the same order one after other
uninstall-module AzureAD install-module AzureAD install-module AzureADPreview install-module MSOnline Import-Module MSOnline $credentials = Get-Credential connect-msolservice -Credential $Credential
This will fix this error and you will be able to initiate the connection to your Azure AD with the connect-msolservice PowerShell command successfully.
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In this Azure PowerShell article, we discussed 3 methods to fix the error “The term ‘Connect-MsolService’ is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet“. Hope this information will help you !!!