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Hello,

I have this csv file:

Name;access
fred;hans, piet, jan
now i want to do the following:

i want to give the users under "access" rights on the user under "name"

Import-CSV -delimiter (";") $CSVFile | ForEach-Object -Process {

$users = $_.access
$users = $users.replace(", ",',')
$users = $users.Split(",")
$users | get-aduser | Add-MailboxPermission -Identity $_.Name -AccessRights 'FullAccess'
$users | get-aduser | Add-ADPermission -Identity $_.name -ExtendedRights 'Send-as'
}

which doenst work..
Add-MailboxPermission : The input object cannot be bound to any parameters for the command either because the command d
oes not take pipeline input or the input and its properties do not match any of the parameters that take pipeline input
.
any got an idea how to do this?

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by:sunnyc7
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If all the users are in a OU - userOUName, can you try:

get-mailbox -organizationalunit "userOUName" | add-mailboxpermission -User FullName -AccessRights FullAccess -InheritanceType All
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by:Hans de Jongh
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thanks but they arent
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by:endital1097
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Import-CSV -delimiter (";") $CSVFile | ForEach-Object {
$delegates = $_.Access.Split(",");
foreach($d in $delegates) { Add-MailboxPermission $_.Name $d };
}
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soostibi earned 2000 total points
ID: 33525256
The Add-MailboxPermission accepts input from the pipeline for the -Identity parameter (see the help), but it does not for the -user parameter. So you have to pass the parameter value to the relevant parameter 'manually' by a Foreach-object cmdlet for that. And because you can not have two different $_ variables (nested pipes), you have to copy it to a temporary variable ($mailbox). So the result:


Import-CSV -delimiter (";") $CSVFile | ForEach-Object -Process {

$users = $_.access
$users = $users.replace(", ",',')
$users = $users.Split(",")
$mailbox = $_.name
$users | foreach-object {Add-MailboxPermission -Identity $mailbox -AccessRights 'FullAccess' -user $_}
$users | foreach-object {Add-MailboxPermission -Identity $mailbox -ExtendedRights 'Send-as' -user $_}
}

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by:Hans de Jongh
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thanks again master!!! works great!
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