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nested email distribution groups

Posted on 2006-10-30
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Is there a way to nest security/distribution groups in Exchange so that for example all staff members are in departmental groups but the whole company distribution group just contains the department groups?

It seems I can add groups within another but the email addresses don't filter through. Any way I can get around this?
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by:Sembee
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The answer is maybe.

What type of groups are you creating, which version of Exchange and level is the Exchange org at?

Simon.
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by:Dale303
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Using Exchange 2003.

 I need them all to be security groups but capable of being used as distribution groups.
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Mail enabled security groups will do that for you.
Whether you can nest them or not depends on whether they were created as Global or Universal. Looking at the site I am on now, shows that if the security group is global then I can nest it in another group of the same type.

Simon.
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by:Dale303
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Excellent stuff. Got a bit tongue tied with the global/universal options but now everythnig works a treat.
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