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How to modify the following script to ignore / suppress the warning message and export it to TXT file ?

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Hi People,

Can anyone assist me in modifying the powershell script below to accept array of Mailboxes and then removing the warning of the invalid alias ?

$DGrps = Get-DistributionGroup -ResultSize Unlimited -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue -WarningAction SilentlyContinue
ForEach ($DGrp in $DGrps) {
	.\enumerate_groups.ps1 $DGrp.get_DisplayName() -showTree
}

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my current result is as follows:

Group Name:  Payment - FRAUD COMMITTEE
WARNING: Object domain.com/Exchange 2003/Distribution Lists/Payment - FRAUD COMMITTEE has been corrupted and it is in an inconsistent state. The following validation errors have occurred:
WARNING: "Payment - FRAUD COMMITTEE" is not valid for Alias. Valid values are: Strings formed with characters from a to z (uppercase or lowercase), digits from 0 to 9, !, #, $, %, &, ', *, +, -, /, =, ?, ^, _, `, {, |, } or ~. One or more periods may be embedded in an alias, but each one of them should be preceded and followed by at least one of the other characters. Unicode characters from U+00A1 to U+00FF are also valid in an alias, but they will be mapped to a best-fit US-ASCII string in the email address which is generated from such an alias.
Email Addresses:   Payment@domainad.com  
WARNING: Object domain.com/Exchange 2003/Distribution Lists/Payment - FRAUD COMMITTEE has been corrupted and it is in an inconsistent state. The following validation errors have occurred:
WARNING: "Payment - FRAUD COMMITTEE" is not valid for Alias. Valid values are: Strings formed with characters from a to z (uppercase or lowercase), digits from 0 to 9, !, #, $, %, &, ', *, +, -, /, =, ?, ^, _, `, {, |, } or ~. One or more periods may be embedded in an alias, but each one of them should be preceded and followed by at least one of the other characters. Unicode characters from U+00A1 to U+00FF are also valid in an alias, but they will be mapped to a best-fit US-ASCII string in the email address which is generated from such an alias.

Group Members
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John Durham                                                                                                                                                                    
Vina Roger                                                                                                                                                                     
Delon Bingaro                                                                                                                                                                
Total Execution Time:  2812.5 ms

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and how to modify so that the result is exported to .TXT file ?

Note: the script is courtesy of: http://www.tinyint.com/index.php/2009/07/17/enumerate-distribution-groups-script-updated/
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by:suriyaehnop
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Try this:

$WarningPreference = 'SilentlyContinue' #See more about WarningPreference type Get-help *warning*
$DGrps = Get-DistributionGroup -ResultSize Unlimited -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue -WarningAction SilentlyContinue
ForEach ($DGrp in $DGrps) {
	.\enumerate_groups.ps1 $DGrp.get_DisplayName() -showTree
}

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by:Senior IT System Engineer
ID: 37723585
Thanks for the reply man, so how to export that result into Txt file ?
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suriyaehnop earned 2000 total points
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$WarningPreference = 'SilentlyContinue' #See more about WarningPreference type Get-help *warning*
$DGrps = Get-DistributionGroup -ResultSize Unlimited -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue -WarningAction SilentlyContinue
$result = ForEach ($DGrp in $DGrps) {
	.\enumerate_groups.ps1 $DGrp.get_DisplayName() -showTree
}

$result | Format-Table Displayname >c:\filename.txt

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by:Senior IT System Engineer
ID: 37727281
thanks for the reply again mate,
however the DG group members is not showing now ?
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