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Bulk Contact & DL creation through Powershell scripts

Posted on 2013-01-14
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Hi,
Is there any scripts is there by which we can create bulk DL & contact.

Please suggest.
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Question by:padas6
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Manpreet SIngh Khatra earned 250 total points
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You can find many a scripts but they would require a Input file

Creation of DL and Mail Contact using exchange managment shell
http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/exchangesvradmin/thread/2bfbf298-4861-4b04-bf43-663bffa7efb3

How to Create Bulk Distribution List in Exchange 2007
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Software/Server_Software/Email_Servers/Exchange/Q_25951670.html

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create a .csv file for example book.csv and add this details in it. Name,Firstname,Lastname,Externalemailaddress

then run command Import-Csv book.csv|%{New-MailContact -Name $_.Name -DisplayName $_.Name -ExternalEmailAddress $_.ExternalEmailAddress -FirstName $_.FirstName -LastName $_.LastName}
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You could also use something like AD Manager Plus. It works real well and has a nice UI for editing everything in Active Directory including a mass import of users from a .csv file.

http://www.manageengine.com/products/ad-manager/index.html
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The link given by Rancy is recommendable and apart from this you can check these link also.

http://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/scriptcenter/PowerShell-Bulk-AD-Group-4d873f35

http://www.o365info.com/2012/08/manage-distribution-groups-by-using.html

http://virtually-genius.com/scripting/

Secondaly you can try a freeware third party tool.

http://www.lepide.com/ad-bulk-image-editor.html

Hope it works for you.
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