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PowerShell - Quest - Any way to make this script a bit faster ? adding users to a group

Posted on 2013-05-16
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Hi EE

I am using the script below and adding 20k users to a group but it just seems to be going much slower then I thought .. taking about 5 seconds per account.

Any way to go about this a different way ?

Foreach ($User in GC c:\Powershell\Users.txt){
GC C:\PowerShell\groups.txt | % {
Add-QADGroupmember -identity $_ -member $User
      }
}
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I am not sure why you had groups.txt...your question says you are adding 20k users to a single group.

If you are adding all 20k users to a single group, the below command should be fast.

Get-Content C:\PowerShell\users.txt | Add-QADGroupmember GroupName -Member $_
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Try
GC C:\PowerShell\groups.txt | Add-QADGroupmember -member (GC c:\Powershell\Users.txt)

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by:MilesLogan
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Thank you both !!

Worked much faster ..
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