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Powershell Error Handling to txt file

Posted on 2013-10-22
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Hi I am running a script to add multiple users to a distribution group:

Get-Content 'C:\users.txt' | Add-DistributionGroupMember 'groupname'

What I would like is that if the user cannot be found or if the user is already a member of the group that the script will list the username and save it to a text file, in an easy to read way.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Try this.. the error messages will be captures in C:\Temp\log.txt
Get-Content 'C:\users.txt' | %{
	$User = $_
	Try {
		Add-DistributionGroupMember 'groupname' -Member $User -EA STOP
	}
	Catch{
		Echo $User $_.exception.Message
	}
} | Out-File C:\Temp\log.txt

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by:ECS-ITUK
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Worked a treat thanks :)
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