Solved

Lock Down Distribution Groups

Posted on 2010-09-01
4
1,251 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-10
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.
0
Comment
Question by:mishcondereya
4 Comments
 
LVL 8

Accepted Solution

by:
Mkris9 earned 167 total points
ID: 33574862
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
0
 
LVL 4

Assisted Solution

by:Gavincr001
Gavincr001 earned 167 total points
ID: 33574901
You should check which account the AD manager is using, make sure the Group security seetings are read only for that account.
0
 
LVL 11

Assisted Solution

by:Coast-IT
Coast-IT earned 166 total points
ID: 33574909
Here is the correct link to set permissions on Distribution lists ;
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc726013%28WS.10%29.aspx
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:mishcondereya
ID: 33575014
All very helpful, and gave me the answer I needed.

Thanks.
0

Featured Post

Netscaler Common Configuration How To guides

If you use NetScaler you will want to see these guides. The NetScaler How To Guides show administrators how to get NetScaler up and configured by providing instructions for common scenarios and some not so common ones.

Question has a verified solution.

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

A procedure for exporting installed hotfix details of remote computers using powershell
MS Outlook is a world-class email client application that is mainly used for e-communication globally.  In this article, we will discuss the basic idea about MS Outlook, its advanced features, and types of MS Outlook File formats.
This tutorial will walk an individual through locating and launching the BEUtility application to properly change the service account username and\or password in situation where it may be necessary or where the password has been inadvertently change…
This tutorial will walk an individual through the steps necessary to enable the VMware\Hyper-V licensed feature of Backup Exec 2012. In addition, how to add a VMware server and configure a backup job. The first step is to acquire the necessary licen…

896 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

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

17 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now