Import contacts to exchange by powershell

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I need to import few contacts from excel sheet to Distribution group as members by powershell. Can someone help me?
Shashika AravindaAsked:
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MAS (MVE)EE Solution Guide - Technical Dept HeadCommented:
Hi Shashika,
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Try below cmdlet to import from CSV file...

Import-CSV FileName.csv | ForEach {Add-DistributionGroupMember -Identity "DG Name" -Member $_.Name}

In filename.csv file should have a column header "Name" and should have any of below value to add them as a member.
distinguished name
Domain\Account Name
SMTP Address


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Shashika AravindaAuthor Commented:
Hi,Thanks for reply,

PS error showing add-distributiongroupmember is invalid
MAS (MVE)EE Solution Guide - Technical Dept HeadCommented:
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Shashika AravindaAuthor Commented:
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MAS (MVE)EE Solution Guide - Technical Dept HeadCommented:
Apologize for the delayed response.
What is the version of Exchange?
Please show me the CSV format (screenshot)
SysToolsData Expert - Recovery,Backup,MigrationCommented:
Note: First Covert Excel Sheet Contacts to CSV format first

I think you are not providing the correct  Parameter :

Import-CSV FileName.csv | ForEach {Add-DistributionGroupMember -Identity "DG Name" -Member $_.Name}

For Ex:

Add-DistributionGroupMember -Identity "Staff" -Member ""

Member $_.Name:
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