Can users add themselves to Global Distribution Lists?

Posted on 2010-03-24
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We have a few Global distribution lists, which post all the emails to mail enabled public folders.  Other than me going into Active Directory Users and Groups, is there a way the individual users can add themselves as members or remove themselves as members of the distribution lists?  We are running Exchange 2003 and Outlook 2003.
Question by:jbobst

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MrN1c3 earned 1000 total points
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To enable an Outlook user to manage a distribution group, open the Active Directory Users And Computers console in Exchange, and open the properties for the distribution group. On the Managed By tab, click Change. Select a user, click OK, and click OK to close the distribution group properties.

To manage a distribution group, open the Address Book in Outlook, and double-click the group. Outlook displays a property dialog box for the group. You can click Modify Members on the General tab to add or remove users.

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Thanks!  I remembered there was a way to do it in Outlook...and it's under the address book (as you instructed).

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