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Set-DistributionGroup -Managed by for all Distribution Groups

Set-DistributionGroup -Managed by for all Distribution Groups

Set-DistributionGroup -Managed by for all Distribution Groups

We just completed an Exchange Cross Forest migration and now need to update all of the Distribution Group owners since those don't come across with the migration.

Is there a way to use two CSV files (one has group names only, and one has group name and owner names) and perform an set-distributiongroup -managedby ManagerName where groupname from one CSV = groupname from second CSV?

Here is what I am trying currently, but do not think I am even close, or if this is even possible:

CODE --> powershell

$managers = import-csv c:\managers.csv
 $groups = import-csv C:\groups.csv
 foreach($manager in $managers) 
    $groupname = $manager.group
    $managedby = $manager.manager

    Foreach ($Group in $Groups) {Set-Distributiongroup  $Group -Managedby $managedby where $Group = $groupname}

Any suggestions would be great!

RE: Set-DistributionGroup -Managed by for all Distribution Groups

I don't think you need 2 files, if one already has all the information you need, in it.
I haven't tested this, but maybe it will point you in the correct direction.

CODE -->

## Assuming your Managers.CSV file contains columns with the headings: GroupName & OwnerName

$managers = import-csv c:\managers.csv
$foreach ($manager in $managers)
	{Set-Distributiongroup $manager.GroupName -Managedby $manager.OwnerName} 

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RE: Set-DistributionGroup -Managed by for all Distribution Groups

Yep, I figured that out also and was coming back to update and you had it as well. Thanks!

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