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Deleting multiple AD User accounts from CSV file

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Hello,

I need to delete AD users along with their Exchange accounts via the attached CSV file, I have the SANaccountname field available, I have Exchange 2007 with AD 2003

I would guess the best way to do this is via Powershell on the Exchange server, can you assist?
Userstobedeleted.csv
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Question by:ProjNet
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by:Mahesh
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You can use code mentioned in below article as powershell script (ps1) in exchange 2007 shell

http://randomtechminutia.wordpress.com/2012/05/03/powershell-script-to-delete-exchange-mailboxes-in-mass/

It will disable mailbox and delete user as well from AD for the list of users

Mahesh
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Jamie McKillop earned 500 total points
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Hello,

The specific code you want to use is:

$Users = Import-Csv C:\userstobedeleted.csv
foreach ($user in $users) {
	remove-mailbox $user."SAM Account Name" -Permanent $true
}

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Change the path to your CSV as appropriate.

-JJ
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by:ProjNet
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thanks guys,

Jjmck, this worked beautiful, only thing is the notification asking if I wanted to apply these changes kept appearing per account, it gives me an option to say yes to all (A), but it kept constantly coming back for each account, any ideas?
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by:Jamie McKillop
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Add -confirm: $false to the end of the remove-mailbox command.

-JJ
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