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Powershell Script  - replace information of Homephone with Pager field in AD.

Posted on 2014-08-04
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Last Modified: 2014-08-04
I wan to update AD > User> Properties > Telephone Information.

need to replace Home phone with Pager

Import-Module ActiveDirectory            
# Find all accounts with Pager
# Copy that value into Description            
Get-ADUser -LDAPFilter '(Pager=*)' -Properties homephone, pager |            
 Select-Object * -First 5 |            
 ForEach-Object {Set-ADObject -Identity $_.DistinguishedName
  -Replace @{homephone=$($_.pager)}}


Getting this error

The term '-Replace' is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet, function, script file, or operable program. Check the spelling of the name, or if a path was included, verify that the path is correct and try again.
At line:8 char:11
+   -Replace <<<<  @{homephone=$($_.pager)}}
    + CategoryInfo          : ObjectNotFound: (-Replace:String) [], CommandNotFoundException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : CommandNotFoundException

Please advise
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Subsun earned 2000 total points
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Hope you are typing the Set-ADObject command and -Replace parameter in single line..
#Find all accounts with Pager
# Copy that value into Description            
Get-ADUser -LDAPFilter '(Pager=*)' -Properties homephone, pager |            
Select-Object * -First 5 |
ForEach-Object {Set-ADObject -Identity $_.DistinguishedName -Replace @{homephone=$($_.pager)}}

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