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Adding an external email account to AD distribution list without creating a contact

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Hi Everyone,

i was wondering if there is a way to add an external email account to AD distribution list without creating a contact for that account. Is it possible to do this?

thanks!
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You can do this either by creating a contact or creating a user account with a mailbox and setup forwarding.


http://msmvps.com/blogs/kwsupport/archive/2006/08/02/106541.aspx
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As KenMcF said, you can do this only by creating a contact or user account with mailbox.

AD distribution list does not contain e-mal addresses, it contain only AD distinguished names of members.

Best regards,
Vasily
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This question has been classified as abandoned and is being closed as part of the Cleanup Program. See my comment at the end of the question for more details.
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