Planning and Creating Distribution Groups

Distribution Groups are created when a collection of Active Directory Objects requires membership to a mail-enabled list in Exchange Server 2003. This allows the Distribution Group to receive messages to a single address in Exchange, which can then be distributed to all members of the group.

Also known as distribution lists in Microsoft Exchange 5.5, Distribution Groups can now be created to span domains. However, Distribution Groups posses no capability to be listed in the Active Directory Discretionary Access Control List (DACL) for purposes of assign permissions.

When working with Distribution Groups, functionality and replication depend on several domain and forest factors. Depending on the type of ...

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