Get-AzureADDirectorySettingTemplate

This Azure tutorial will discuss the syntax and usage of the Get-AzureADDirectorySettingTemplate PowerShell command with examples.

Get-AzureADDirectorySettingTemplate

This Azure PowerShell command can get you a directory setting template.

Syntax of Get-AzureADDirectorySettingTemplate

Below is the syntax of the Get-AzureADDirectorySettingTemplate PowerShell command.

Get-AzureADDirectorySettingTemplate

or

Get-AzureADDirectorySettingTemplate -Id <String>

Example

Execute the below PowerShell command Get-AzureADDirectorySettingTemplate to get the list of all settings templates.

PS C:windowssystem32> Get-AzureADDirectorySettingTemplate

But after executing the command I got the below error

Get-AzureADDirectorySettingTemplate : The term ‘Get-AzureADDirectorySettingTemplate’ 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.

At line:1 char:1

  • Get-AzureADDirectorySettingTemplate
  • ~~~~~~~
    • CategoryInfo : ObjectNotFound: (Get-AzureADDirectorySettingTemplate:String) [], CommandNotFoundException
    • FullyQualifiedErrorId : CommandNotFoundException

You can see the same error I got in the screenshot below with the PowerShell command I executed.

The term 'Get-AzureADDirectorySettingTemplate' is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet

To fix this error, I followed the below steps:

1. Open the Windows PowerShell or PowerShell ISE app as an administrator.

2. Uninstall your previous versions of AzureAD or AzureADPreview. Use the below command in your Windows PowerShell or PowerShell ISE window.

PS C:windowssystem32> Uninstall-Module AzureADPreview
PS C:windowssystem32> Uninstall-Module azuread
 Module 'AzureAD' is in currently in use or you don't have the required permissions.

3. Now install the latest version of AzureADPreview. Use the below command in your Windows PowerShell or PowerShell ISE window.

PS C:windowssystem32> Install-Module AzureADPreview
The term 'Get-AzureADDirectorySettingTemplate' is not recognized as the name

4. Now, the below popup will appear. Click on the Yes button.

Get-AzureADDirectorySettingTemplate not recognized

5. You can see below it started installing the AzureADPreview module.

The term 'Get-AzureADDirectorySettingTemplate' is not recognized as the name

6. Once the AzureADPreview module is successfully installed, you can again run the below command Get-AzureADDirectorySettingTemplate to get the list of all settings templates. This time, it will work for you without any issues.

PS C:windowssystem32> Get-AzureADDirectorySettingTemplate
Get-AzureADDirectorySettingTemplate not recognized

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In this Azure tutorial, we discussed the syntax and usage of the Get-AzureADDirectorySettingTemplate PowerShell command with examples and how to fix the error get-azureaddirectorysetting not recognized that I got while executing the Get-AzureADDirectorySettingTemplate PowerShell command.