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How to Export Exchange Online Transport Rules

Last updated on Jun 4, 2018

Export Exchange Online Transport Rules

In this post, I will focus on how to export Exchange Online Transport rules using PowerShell.

To get started we first need to establish a connection to Exchange Online or Office 365.

  1. Connect to Exchange Online PowerShell


And Finally, We need to import the newly created session.

Alternatively you can download the following script from TechNet to Connect:

Once we have established a connection to Exchange Online, we can then run the following cmdlets to export the current Transport Rules.

The data is first exported to a variable $file, and then written to an XML file using

Set-Content and then saved to a path specified. In this case its “C:\Export\Rules.Xml”.

The Exported file will look as follows

The Xml file will look as follow, with the details of the Transport Rule etc.



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  1. Scott Jones Scott Jones

    This is the second time I have come across you in a google search. Will come here for now on first.

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