Need help with assigning Office 365 admin roles

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I need to assign someone with rights to admin exchange. in Office 365, i go to Exchange, then admin roles, I create a new role and under members I try to add in the particular staff but the person's name is not showing up. I tried the default admin roles and still I can't add the particular staff since he is not showing up.
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You can grant admin rights by going to the O365 Admin portal -> User -> Active users -> select the user -> Edit user roles on the right hand side -> Customized administator -> Select Exchange (or any other role as needed).

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I see the default roles but I want the staff to only have enough rights to migrate outlook on premise to 0iffce 365. The default roles give a little more permissions than that
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You should see every security principal listed in the dialog. If it's still not working, try via PowerShell:

Add-RoleGroupMember -Identity "help desk" -Member user@domain.com

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Replace with the relavant role group.
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I see all the roles and such but they encompass to many extra items that I do not want the user to have. The staff's so job is to migrate on premise mailboxes to office 365 and to assign a office 365 license to the particular user.

I do not want the staff member to:

- manage public folders,
- delete users,
- reset user passwords via 365,
- manage/create distribution list
- manage mailbox policies/user policies
- manage office 365
- manage exchange
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So just create a new Role group with the needed roles only, or grant him permissions to the roles alone. My point here is to just test if you can actually "see" him when using the PowerShell cmdlets, so we know whether the issue is with the UI or something else.

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Let me test and see if he shows up via cmdlets

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