troubleshooting Question

powershell script that reads from excel and updates annotations

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I could not find an existing topic, or maybe I couldn't find the right wording to find it.
I have a spreadsheet with server names in one column and a value in a second column.
This is the one liner that will update the annotation. (It is using powershell with powercli imported, to update vm annotations in VSPHERE.)
Set-annotation -entity vm-name -customattribute "location" -value "data center"

I could just create a script from Excel and export it to text, and run it, which I have done before. (Basically a bunch of one-liners)
Is it fairly simple for a script to pull 2 things from a spreadsheet? In this case it would be the VM name, and the value of the attribute that will change row to row.

Thanks!
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