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Powershell connect MSOLService fails most of the time RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi Everyone ,

    I am using below command

    Connect-MSOLService -Credential $cred -ErrorAction Continue

    Sometimes it is getting connected most of the time it is failing . (using same credentials everytime)

    How to resolve this ?

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    Below is the error only when it fails .   

    Connect-MSOLService : Authentication Error: Unexpected authentication failure.
    At E:\myfolder.ps1:50 char:1
    + Connect-MSOLService -Credential $adminCredential -ErrorAction Continue
    + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
        + CategoryInfo          : OperationStopped: (:) [Connect-MsolService], Exception
        + FullyQualifiedErrorId : System.Exception,Microsoft.Online.Administration.Automation.ConnectMsolService

    Monday, November 13, 2017 3:06 PM

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  • The account you are using must be assigned the role of Global Administrator (GA) in Azure Active Directory.
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    Tuesday, November 14, 2017 7:28 AM
  • are you using a proxy server ?

    Tuesday, November 14, 2017 1:41 PM
  •  Yes I am using Proxy server .

    Suppose I ran the script for 10 times it may connect 4 times or less .

    Some times it gets connected on the first time itself or I have to run the script until it gets connected .


    • Edited by MeRagZ Tuesday, November 14, 2017 5:38 PM
    Tuesday, November 14, 2017 3:22 PM