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Convert Distribution groups to Security Groups in bulk

Posted on 2011-10-25
Medium Priority
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
I have about 500 groups in an OU that are Distribution groups.
I'd like to convert all of them to Security groups.
How can I do this?  I'm open to VB.NET, C#.NET, VBScript, and Powershell

Question by:Capt_Ron

Accepted Solution

LindyS earned 2000 total points
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You can easily do that by selecting them all in ADUC, and change them all to security groups.
You can change them all at one time.
It will make them mail-enabled security groups.
If you want to remove the email address, clear that field at the same time.

There really isn't a need to use a script for this task.

Author Closing Comment

ID: 37071689
The AD guys had all the groups in the same OU.  This made it easier.

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