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script to import csv into distribution list in exchange console

script to import csv into distribution list in exchange console

script to import csv into distribution list in exchange console


I'm trying to setup this script to import a csv into a distribution list in exchange console:

Import-CSV FileName.csv | ForEach {Add-DistributionGroupMember -Identity "DG Name" -Member $_.Name}

But when I run the script in the exchange console shell. I receive the following:

Cannot find object "ALEXCLARK" Please make sure that it was spelled correctly or specify a different object.

I've attached my .csv, if someone could tell me why this won't add this address to a new distribution group

My CSV just has the 1st row

Name PrimarySMTPAddress
ALEXCLARK his email address

RE: script to import csv into distribution list in exchange console

Your sample for the CSV appears to be inco0mplete since it does not actually include any commas. Please confirm you are actually using a CSV and not a tab delimited file. If it is tab delimited then you need to specify your delimiter when importing the data.


Import-CSV FileName.csv -Delimiter "`t" | ForEach {Add-DistributionGroupMember -Identity "DG Name" -Member $_.Name} 

I hope that helps.



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