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Distribution list from another domain does not deliver to all

Posted on 2011-02-16
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We have several domains on an Exchange 2003 platform.  A distribution list from another domain does not deliver email to one person on the list.  When someone replies to the original email he receives it.
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by:MegaNuk3
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Ensure the DL is Universal
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Is the user who doesn't receive messages to the DL a mailbox in that DL or a Contact?
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by:gonagle
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It's a mailbox in the distribution list.
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by:gonagle
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It is Universal.
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Have you looked at the delivery restrictions on the users mailbox that doesn't receive the message to see if there is a block in place?

Have you tried changing the DL expansion server?

Have you tried tracking a message to the DL to see if you can see that Exchange thinks it has delivered the message?
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by:gonagle
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There are no delivery restrictions on the user's mailbox.  The message track shows the message being delivered to the other recipients, but not the user in question.  How do I change the DL Expansion server?
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by:MegaNuk3
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Open the properties of the DL from ADUC and on the 'Exchange ADvanced' tab there should be an 'Expansion Server' setting. What is the value in there currently?
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by:gonagle
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I changed it from a specific server to "any server in the organization".  Unfortunately, it will take some time to be sure if it works.
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Ok
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This question can be closed.  Changing the expansion server fixed the problem.
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@gonagle - you can object to the auto close if you feel like giving me some points ;-)
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Why is this being deleted?  Shouldn't it be added to the knowledge base?
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Questions that have no clear or agreed solution that have been idle for over 21 days get marked for delete...
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