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what is the difference between security and distrubution group?
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A security group can be used to assign permissions to a resource, and can be used by Active Directory-aware mail applications like Microsoft Exchange to send email messages to the members of that group.

A distribution group can only be used to send email messages, it cannot be used to assign permissions.
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