Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people, just like you, are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
Solved

How can regular users (non-admin) view query-based distribution group membership in Exchange 2003?

Posted on 2006-07-11
5
616 Views
Last Modified: 2012-08-14
1) With static groups, end-users used to be able to select properties to view group membership. With query-based groups this is not an option. How do they know who they are sending to?

2) I realize that Q-BDG's are dynamic in nature, however after a message is sent it is mailed to a static number of addresses. How can I determine who a Q-BDG e-mail was sent to?
0
Comment
Question by:ricforney3
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 104

Accepted Solution

by:
Sembee earned 250 total points
ID: 17204924
You can't in both scenarios.
Even if you had a group where you added and removed the members yourself, that still wouldn't show who got the message. If the group changed, when you clicked on the message you would see the CURRENT group membership, not the membership at the time.

The only way to store who got the message at the time it was sent is to expand the group.

Simon.
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:ricforney3
ID: 17374773
There is no way to expand a query-based distribution group. You can only expand regular (static) distribution groups. Can anyone prove otherwise?
0
 
LVL 104

Expert Comment

by:Sembee
ID: 17380479
If it is critical to you that you know who the message was sent to, then you cannot use query based distribution groups. You will have to create the groups and then expand them.

I missed that it was query based - you used an acronym that isn't common in the Exchange community.

Simon.
0

Featured Post

PRTG Network Monitor: Intuitive Network Monitoring

Network Monitoring is essential to ensure that computer systems and network devices are running. Use PRTG to monitor LANs, servers, websites, applications and devices, bandwidth, virtual environments, remote systems, IoT, and many more. PRTG is easy to set up & use.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This process describes the steps required to Import and Export data from and to .pst files using Exchange 2010. We can use these steps to export data from a user to a .pst file, import data back to the same or a different user, or even import data t…
Scam emails are a huge burden for many businesses. Spotting one is not always easy. Follow our tips to identify if an email you receive is a scam.
In this video we show how to create a Contact in Exchange 2013. We show this process by using the Exchange Admin Center. Log into Exchange Admin Center.: First we need to log into the Exchange Admin Center. Navigate to the Recipients >> Contact ta…
This video discusses moving either the default database or any database to a new volume.

856 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question