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Add smtp address to distribution list

Posted on 2014-03-18
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Please help as I have a list of SMTP addresses and trying to add them to the distribution list by displayname. I have a input csv file with the following format.

Displayname    smtpaddress
finance              finance_east@contoso.local
finance              finance_newyork@contoso.local
accounting       acct_east@contoso.local
accounting       acct_newyork.local

here is what I have been playing around with but still does not work please help.

Import-CSV C:\temp\emailbook.csv | % {
Set-distributiongroup $_.displayname -EmailAddresses SMTP:$_.email
}
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pr0t0c0l12 earned 500 total points
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try using this:
Set-distributiongroup $_.displayname -EmailAddresses @{add=$_.email}

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and this if you have multiple:
Set-distributiongroup $_.displayname -EmailAddresses @{add=$_.email,$_.email2}

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by:techdrive
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thanks Pr0t0c0112 but does this work calling this from a file like I have above.
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by:techdrive
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got it thanks for your help I really appreciate your help.
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