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Microsoft Office 365: Exchange Online Implementation and Migration by Loryan Strant, David Greve

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Performing a migration using PowerShell cmdlets

The move process from the Exchange Management Console (EMC) is technically all PowerShell driven, on the backend. The EMC allows administrators to simplify the process of performing quick migrations to Office 365. As all of these commands are PowerShell driven, let's review how to perform a migration without the EMC. We will cover the following areas:

  • Assigning a license to a user with PowerShell
  • Migrating a user to Office 365 with PowerShell
  • Migrating users in bulk to Office 365 with PowerShell

Assigning a license to a user with PowerShell

Let's first look at applying licenses through PowerShell:

  1. To do so, start by installing the Online Services Module found at http://onlinehelp.microsoft.com/en-us/Office365-enterprises/ff652560.aspx ...

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