Solved

opening additional distribution group mailbox

Posted on 2008-10-17
3
845 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-22
hello.

i have created distribution groups and security distribution groups in exchange.  i want to have these groups opened as additional mailboxes for the users.  exchange does not resolve the group name, but it will resolve only user mailboxes, not group mailboxes.  anyone know why that is?  how can i fix this?
0
Comment
Question by:cmourn
3 Comments
 
LVL 19

Expert Comment

by:MrLonandB
ID: 22743054
Distribution and Security Groups are not mailboxes, so you can't open a mailbox...that isn't.
0
 
LVL 15

Accepted Solution

by:
GreatVargas earned 500 total points
ID: 22743097
Create one user mailbox named for example Itdepartment. give all the it guys permission to open that mailbox and send on behalf. in the it department guys outlook open that mailbox as second mailbox. that should maybe do what you need.
you can also go to the mailbox properties and configure it to forward all mail to another address, and choose to leave the original email in the source mailbox or delete it.
using this features will for sure help you.

regards
António Vargas
0
 
LVL 19

Expert Comment

by:aissim
ID: 22743945
In addition to the previous comments - here's part 2 of a decent two-part article discussing the different options/methods for shared mail addresses:
http://www.msexchange.org/articles-tutorials/exchange-server-2007/management-administration/accessing-shared-email-addresses-part2.html
0

Featured Post

NAS Cloud Backup Strategies

This article explains backup scenarios when using network storage. We review the so-called “3-2-1 strategy” and summarize the methods you can use to send NAS data to the cloud

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This process describes the steps required to Import and Export data from and to .pst files using Exchange 2010. We can use these steps to export data from a user to a .pst file, import data back to the same or a different user, or even import data t…
In-place Upgrading Dirsync to Azure AD Connect
In this video we show how to create a mailbox database in Exchange 2013. We show this process by using the Exchange Admin Center. Log into Exchange Admin Center.: First we need to log into the Exchange Admin Center. Navigate to the Servers >> Data…
This video shows how to quickly and easily add an email signature for all users on Exchange 2016. The resulting signature is applied on a server level by Exchange Online. The email signature template has been downloaded from: www.mail-signatures…

828 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question