Can you exclude the sender in a distribution list?

Posted on 2011-03-23
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Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Whenever an email is sent to the a distribution list that the sender is a part of, the sender is also receives a copy of the email. Is there any way to prevent this from happening?
Question by:newgentechnologies
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by:Glen Knight
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This would normally happen if the group was a Mail Enabled Security Group rather than a Distribution Group.
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Akhater earned 1000 total points
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No there is no way to stop this, when an email is sent to a DL all memebers will receive it this is the way exchange works

the only "Alternative" is for the sender to expand the DL and remove his name.


Author Comment

ID: 35208267
I created a mail enabled security group to test, and the sender was still included. Any other thoughts?
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Did you read my comment ? it has nothing to do with the type of the group it is by design and you can't do anything about it

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ID: 35217196
It wasn't really a solution. I was hoping for an actual solution, not just to be told it can't be done.

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