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distribution groups is not giving me the ability to select an administrative group

Posted on 2008-06-11
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After going native I notice the distribution groups I am creating is no  longer giving me the ability to select an administrative group.  We went from Exchange 5.5  to Exchange 2003 sp2.  We Have three Administrative groups for this example Bos, Flat, Vir.  An admin informed me that when the distribution groups  is created it always points to the Flat and not Vir.  I am the Admin for Flat.  Need help on this.  
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the option to select the AG comes during the mix mode only and not in native mode.
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Yes I notice that but why if The admin at the Vir administrative Group when he creates a distributive group it dosen't point to his administrative group Vir but instead points to Flat?  How do you go about in changing the administrative group affiliation from Flat to Vir.
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Is Flat the first Administrative Group in the ORG?
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Yes it's the first administrative group.
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http://support.microsoft.com/kb/821904 explains why the option to select the AG is not coming up
By default the groups are associated to the first AG.
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Are their articles that explain why it picks the the first AG?  I have searched and no such luck.  
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http://www.microsoft.com/technet/archive/exchangeserver/2000/deploy/confeat/expansn.mspx?mfr=true has some details about being assoicated to the default administrative group, which is the first administrative group
article applies to 2003 as well.
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