Would you like to learn how to create multiple local groups using Powershell? In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to use Powershell to perform the bulk creation of local groups on a computer running Windows.

• Windows 2012 R2
• Windows 2016
• Windows 2019
• Windows 10
• Windows 11

To enable this Powershell command, some versions of Windows require the installation of the software named: Windows Management Framework.

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Tutorial Powershell - Bulk creation of local groups

As an Administrator, start a new POWERSHELL command-line prompt.

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Create a CSV file.

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In our example, we create a CSV file named MYFILE in the root of drive C.

Read from a CSV file using Powershell.

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Perform the bulk creation of local groups.

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Here is the command output:

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In our example, we created 3 local groups.

Verify the existence of the new groups.

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Here is the command output:

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Congratulations! You are able to create multiple local groups using Powershell.