Distribution groups foorming part of a security group

In a Server 2003 Active directory environment can a distribution group form part of a security group i.e. Marketing Distribution Group forming part of the marketing directory security group.
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KCTSConnect With a Mentor Commented:
No - Distribution groups cannot be used to assign permissions
tourismsoutheastAuthor Commented:
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I am disappointed that you graded this answer only as "C" The answer given was clear and correct - You are not going to go down to well with other experts if you do this on a regular basis. An answer is worth an A, unless it doesn't resolve your issue

Please can I refer you to the grading guidelines :-

Grading at Experts Exchange is not like school. It's more like the "10-point Must" system in professional boxing; in other words, an answer is worth an A, unless it doesn't resolve your issue. If it requires you to do a little more research, or figure out one more piece of code, then it's worth a B. If you think it's not worth a B, the custom is to offer the Experts an opportunity to earn a better grade.

Giving a higher grade has no impact on your Available Points.
tourismsoutheastAuthor Commented:
My apologies, I am a temp here and have never used experts exchange before. My boss has also just pointed out what you said and slapped my wrist. Consider it a lesson learned and i will be sure to follow the correct practice in future.
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