Managing groups with ECP

Distribution groups have long been a fundamental part of a messaging system. Traditionally, Exchange has allowed administrators to create and manage groups, including group membership, through its administration console. Users access groups through clients such as Outlook. However, the interaction that users have with groups is largely read-only and only a relatively small proportion of users have reason to maintain group membership. In the past, this function has largely been carried out through Outlook. Outlook is an acceptable tool for group maintenance when the group is owned by the same domain as the account that attempts to update it, but it has proven problematic in multidomain deployments if Outlook does not connect ...

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