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cli config set

Sets CLI for Microsoft 365 configuration options


m365 cli config set [options]


-k, --key <key>
Config key to specify
-v, --value <value>
Config value to set
-h, --help [help]
Output usage information. Optionally, specify which section of command's help you want to see. Allowed values are options, examples, remarks, response, full. Default is full.
--query [query]
JMESPath query string. See for more information and examples
-o, --output [output]
Output type. json,text,csv,md. Default json
Runs command with verbose logging
Runs command with debug logging

Available settings

Following is the list of configuration settings available in CLI for Microsoft 365.

Setting name Definition Default value
autoOpenLinksInBrowser Automatically open the browser for all commands which return a url and expect the user to copy paste this to the browser. For example when logging in, using m365 login in device code mode. false
copyDeviceCodeToClipboard Automatically copy the device code to the clipboard when running m365 login command in device code mode false
csvEscape Single character used for escaping; only apply to characters matching the quote and the escape options "
csvHeader Display the column names on the first line true
csvQuote The quote characters surrounding a field. An empty quote value will preserve the original field, whether it contains quotation marks or not.
csvQuoted Quote all the non-empty fields even if not required false
csvQuotedEmpty Quote empty strings and overrides quoted_string on empty strings when defined false
disableTelemetry Disables sending of telemetry data false
errorOutput Defines if errors should be written to stdout or stderr stderr
helpMode Defines what part of command's help to display. Allowed values are options, examples, remarks, response, full full
output Defines the default output when issuing a command json
printErrorsAsPlainText When output mode is set to json, print error messages as plain-text rather than JSON true
prompt Prompts for missing values in required options false
showHelpOnFailure Automatically display help when executing a command failed true


Configure CLI to automatically display help when executing a command failed

m365 cli config set --key showHelpOnFailure --value true

Configure the default CLI output to JSON

m365 cli config set --key output --value json


The command won't return a response on success.

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