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Script to add users to an AD group - export file with confirmation of what accounts where added.

Posted on 2014-08-18
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Last Modified: 2014-08-18

I want to use the script below to set a task to add users to a group every night . The Users.txt file will be updated
by the application owner .

can someone help me modify it so the script outputs a file of the SamAccountNames that where added ?
something like  export-csv C:\PS\AddedtoXXXgroup_$((Get-Date -Format MM-dd-yyyy)).csv -NoTypeInformation

Foreach ($User in GC \\Server\Share\Users.txt){
GC C:\PS\groups.txt | % {
Add-ADGroupmember -identity $_ -member $User
Question by:MilesLogan
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Subsun earned 2000 total points
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Try following code which will create a report with status.. check and let me know if it works for you..
$(Foreach ($User in GC \\Server\Share\Users.txt){
GC C:\PS\groups.txt | % {
   $Group = $_
   #using try catch to capture the errors
        Add-ADGroupmember -identity $Group -member $User -ea stop
	#create custom PS object to output the command status..
        New-Object PSObject -Property @{
	GroupName = $Group
	User = $User
	Status = "Success"
	New-Object PSObject -Property @{
	GroupName = $Group
	User = $User
	Status = "Failed"
}) | export-csv "C:\PS\AddedtoXXXgroup_$((Get-Date -Format MM-dd-yyyy)).csv" -NoTypeInformation

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Subsun .. many thanks as always ! wow
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You are welcome!

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