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Get names of users from Get-MailboxPermission

When I get a list of users or groups who have mailbox access to another user or group, how can I turn that list of users from domain\username into their display names?  

I'm trying this from the Exchange powershell after importing ActiveDirectory module:

Get-MailboxPermission -identity JSmith| select user | foreach ($user in $users) {Get-ADUser $user.Name}

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But I get this in return:
Unexpected token 'in' in expression or statement.
+ Get-MailboxPermission -identity JSmith| select user | foreach ($user in <<<<  $users) {Get-ADUser $user}
    + CategoryInfo          : ParserError: (in:String) [], ParentContainsErrorRecordException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : UnexpectedToken
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raunq

8/22/2022 - Mon
Rajitha Chimmani

You receive this error because you are trying to run foreach loop against non-existing variable $users. Try this line of commands

$Users = Get-MailboxPermission -identity JSmith
foreach($user in $users){
Get-ADUser $User.user | Select Name}

However, this command would not work for group entries as its get-ADGroup for groups.

Instead of using Get-ADuser and Get-ADgroup you could use Get-ADObject as common command for both user and groups. But i am not sure if Get-ADObject command will accept UPN as input identity
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