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Powershell Set extensiondata (String to Byte array) Active Directory

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Hi,

could anybody help me to write the attribut "extensiondata" to AD?

I'm getting the data as follow:

Get-ADuser -id 'tjones' -Properties extensiondata | select -ExpandProperty extensiondata  | ForEach-Object {[System.Text.Encoding]::ASCII.GetString($_)}

The result is:
ZHMAILBOX
WEBMAILBOX

I like to write the string ZHMAILBOX to ByteArray and set extensiondata with this bytearray.

Thanks in advance
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This is my understanding of how this would work.
$data = @()
$data += "ZHMAILBOX"
Get-ADuser -id 'tjones' | Set-ADUser -replace @{extensiondata=$data}

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The extensionData attribute appears as an array of byte arrays, but when setting the property the value is a string array.
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Great! Thank you so much!
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