Active Directory PowerShell Script to Add Computers To AD Group. One of my friends helped me get a PowerShell script that will help Add Computer Accounts To A Security Group.
I thought of sharing the same so that it will be helpful to somebody.
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Active Directory PowerShell Script to Add Computers To AD Group
This will work only on Windows 2008 R2 Domain Controllers.
LISTOFCOMPUTERS.txt file is the input file, and that should contain a list of computers (hostnames) as shown in the below screenshot.
Replace the GROUPNAME with the actual group name which you want to use.
Download the script from – TechNet Gallery
The output will be as shown below.
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I recieve a cannot validate argument error!! Are you missing a parameter is your script?
Add-ADPrincipalGroupMembership : Cannot validate argument on parameter ‘Identity’. The argument is null. Supply a non-null argument and try the command again.
At I:\Office365\Scripts\bldg500 computers1.ps1:10 char:31
+ Add-ADPrincipalGroupMembership <<<< $b tjxg-laptop-computers-bldg-500c
+ CategoryInfo : InvalidData: (:) [Add-ADPrincipalGroupMembership], ParameterBindingValidationException
+ FullyQualifiedErrorId : ParameterArgumentValidationError,Microsoft.ActiveDirectory.Management.Commands.AddADPrincipalGroupMembership
$Computers = Get-Content -Path ‘C:\list.txt’
foreach ($computer in $computers)
Add-ADPrincipalGroupMembership $b ‘GROUPNAME’