what is the difference between distribution group and security group?

Posted on 2007-11-15
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I would like to know what is the difference between security group and distribution group? Also, i'm kind confuse for what i would use a local domain group.

thanks in advance.
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A security group is used to control access to objects within AD. A distribution group is to send email to all members of the distribution group.
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You can have mail-enabled security groups.

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