Managing groups

Azure AD groups also work similarly to on-premises AD groups. They can be used to manage permissions in an effective manner. In a hybrid environment, there will be cloud-only groups as well as synced groups from the on-premises AD environment. In this section, we are going to look into group management using the Azure Active Directory PowerShell for Graph module.

Let's start with listing groups. We can search for a group using the following command:

Get-AzureADGroup -SearchString "sg"

In the preceding command, SearchString is used to define the search criteria. The preceding example will list any groups containing sg in the DisplayName field:

In the search result, we can see the ObjectId for the group. Once we know the

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