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Need a power shell script to add multiple AD objects in a security group

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I have a CSV file with multiple servers in it and i have to add  these servers in a security group. Can anyone assist me with a powershell script to complete this task?.

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If you have quest powershell tools installed it can be done like this;

import-csv c:\test.csv | foreach{$_.logonname |add-qadgroupmember -identity "Test Group"}

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If the quest tools aren't available, then you could try:

$members = Import-CSV c:\test.Csv -Header group
$members | ForEach-Object {add-Adgroupmember -Identity 'test group' -members $_.group}

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small correction in Muhammad's code
replaced members with member    (typing error may be)  

Header name should be ServerName because the csv contains servers.

$members = Import-CSV c:\test.Csv 
$members | ForEach-Object {add-Adgroupmember -Identity 'test group' -member $_.ServerName}

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Solution should work as proposed.
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