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Hello

We are running Windows 2008 with Exchange 2007. I have created new Distribution Groups within Active Directory. I want to stop my colleagues from adding new users into these groups (None are Domain Admins).

My colleagues don't use AD to manage users and computers, but a program called ADManager Plus. Anyway, is there a way of locking down the Distribution Groups so only certain people can add/remove users?

Thanks in advance.
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You can try setting up 'Manager' for the distribution groups. but as far as i know, ADManager plus also uses an account to get information from AD. Pls check if you are using a domain admin account for that
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You should check which account the AD manager is using, make sure the Group security seetings are read only for that account.
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Here is the correct link to set permissions on Distribution lists ;
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc726013%28WS.10%29.aspx
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All very helpful, and gave me the answer I needed.

Thanks.
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