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Power Shell - Active Directory - updating Managed by tab for multiple groups

Hi EE

I have the script below that lets me update the managedby attribute for multiple groups .. Can someone help me modify this or a new script to remove what is in the managedby tab?


import-CSV filename.csv | foreach {get-qadgroup $_.groupname | set-qadgroup -managedby $_.manager
get-qadgroup $_.groupname | Add-QADPermission -Account $_.manager -Rights WriteProperty -Property Member -ApplyTo ThisObjectOnly
}
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Rajitha ChimmaniCommented:
Try this if you would like to leave that managedby option blank.

import-CSV filename.csv | foreach {get-qadgroup $_.groupname | set-qadgroup -managedby $null
get-qadgroup $_.groupname | Remove-QADPermission -Account $_.manager -Rights WriteProperty -Property Member -ApplyTo ThisObjectOnly
}
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MilesLoganAuthor Commented:
Hi Rajitha14

It does remove the option but I get the error below , any ideas ?

Remove-QADPermission : A parameter cannot be found that matches parameter name 'Account'.
At C:\powershell\ManagedByRemove.ps1:2 char:58
+ get-qadgroup $_.groupname | Remove-QADPermission -Account <<<<  $_.manager -Rights WriteProperty -Property Member -Ap
plyTo ThisObjectOnly
    + CategoryInfo          : InvalidArgument: (:) [Remove-QADPermission], ParameterBindingException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : NamedParameterNotFound,Quest.ActiveRoles.ArsPowerShellSnapIn.Commands.RemovePermissionCm
   dlet
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Rajitha ChimmaniCommented:
Try the second command with below syntax.

get-qadgroup $_.groupname | Get-QADPermission -Account $_.manager -Rights WriteProperty -Property Member -ApplyTo ThisObjectOnly | Remove-QADPermission

Note: I have not tried this command myself. Please test with a test group before running it for all groups.
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MilesLoganAuthor Commented:
thank you
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