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Advantage of Distribution list in AD2003 and EX2003 environment?

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What is the advantage of using distribution lists in AD2003 Native, Exchange 2003 environment?

Looks query based distribtution list can work with email added securiy group...
I don't find any advantage of distribution list in MS latest directory and messaging enviroment.

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Distribution groups do not have a security principal and therefore cannot be used to assign network resources.  So I would see distribution groups as being ideal for scenarios where you want to create seperate groups to grant users network/public folder access but do not want them included in e-mail distribution lists and vice versa.

e.g. your head office accounts controller that wants access to a satellite office accounts but does not want to be included in their group e-mails.

Query based DLs are just that, DLs and cannot be used to assign acess to resources.
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