Create a Microsoft Online shell to manage Office 365

Install Module

Installing modules must be done with an administrator Powershell window
install-module msonline
install-module azuread

Create MSOnlineStartup.ps1 without credential file

This options will prompt you for a password each time you launch the shortcut

$UserCredential = Get-Credential
Connect-MsolService -Credential $UserCredential

Create MSOnlineStartup.ps1 that uses a credential file

This option will auto log you in using your O365 credntials

$UserCredential = Import-CliXML -path ".\credentials.creds"
Connect-MsolService -Credential $UserCredential

Create credential file

$password = ConvertTo-SecureString -string "<your password>" -AsPlainText -Force
New-Object System.Management.Automation.PSCredential("<user name>", $password) | Export-CliXml -path "$env:userprofile\Scripts\MSOnline\credentials.creds"

Create Shortcut

powershell.exe -noexit import-module msonline; .\msonlinestartup.ps1

The startup folder should be the path to the folder where you saved msonlinestartup.ps1 file.

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