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Set up your computer for Windows PowerShell


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Skype for Business Online, excluding the service operated by 21Vianet in China, was retired on July 31, 2021.

Remote management of Skype for Business Online by using Microsoft PowerShell is supported only on 64-bit computers running one of the following operating systems:

  • Windows Server 2016

  • Windows 10

  • Windows 8.1

  • Windows 8

  • Windows Server 2012 R2

  • Windows Server 2012

  • Windows Server 2008

  • Windows 7

In addition to the supported operating system, the computer must also be running the following:

  • PowerShell

  • Teams PowerShell module

You can find information about downloading and installing these items in the following articles:

Diagnose connection problems with the skype for business online connector