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add multiple secondary addresses to exchange accounts

Posted on 2013-12-20
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I have a list of user accounts that need secondary acounts from an exchange list.



user1  user1@somecompany.com
user2  user2@contoso.local
user3  user4@yahoo.com

I was going to try somthing like this but it does not work pleae help

import-csv c:\temp\addusers.csv | foreach-object {set-mailbox $_ -emailaddress
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Question by:techdrive
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by:becraig
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Import-Csv c:\temp\addusers.csv | Foreach-Object{
$user = Get-Mailbox -Identity $_.LoginName
$user.EmailAddresses+=$_.SecondaryAddress
Set-Mailbox $user -EmailAddresses $user.EmailAddresses
}

This is based on the idea of creating the csv with Login Name and secondary email in the csv.
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by:techdrive
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this is going through the entire directory. I do not think this is correct
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by:becraig
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I assume you are talking about the line:
$user = Get-Mailbox -Identity $_.LoginName

Which simply identifies the user mailbox that matches the value from your csv LoginName.

I am not sure how you would want to update the user without validating from the directory that the mailbox you want to update exists in the directory  ?

I would suspect in order to update the mailbox you would need to identify the user to update which is what this line does.
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Subsun earned 500 total points
ID: 39732455
Try..
Import-CSV C:\temp\users.CSV | % {
Set-Mailbox $_.UserName -EmailAddresses @{add=$_.Email}
}

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Sample Csv file..
UserName,Email
user1,user1@somecompany.com
user2,user2@contoso.local
user3,user4@yahoo.com

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by:techdrive
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Subsun many many thanks
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