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Exchange 2007 Dynamic Distribution Groups

Posted on 2011-09-07
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How do I create an Exchange 2007 Dynamic Distribution Group that filters only users that are listed under the Country/region = New Zealand
 
I would like to filter all users AND other OU's that fall under the following OU location only:
 
domain.com/Business Support
 
Thank you
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by:the_omnific
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Or perhaps even better: filter only other Dynamic Distribution Groups that have the letters NZ in the name.

Under: domain.com/Business Support - only
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by:Akhater
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New-DynamicDistributionGroup -Name "name" -OrganizationalUnit "domain.com/Business Support" -RecipientFilter {(RecipientType -eq 'DynamicDistributionGroup' -and DisplayName -like '*nz*')}
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Thank you. But the following is listing all DynamicDistributionGroups with NZ in the name. I just want to filter DynamicDistributionGroups that come under domain.com/Business Support and any additional OU's in Business Support.
   
Any ideas?
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by:Akhater
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Dont trust the preview, it is a bug. Try it it works only for groups in the specified OU
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by:the_omnific
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Haha. Stupid Microsoft. I suppose it does actually say 'Select the recipient container where you want to apply this filter'
 
How do I amend it to filter: NZ, WA, NSW
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You mean nz or wa or nsw ?
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by:the_omnific
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Sorry I mean: nz + wa + nsw
 
Thank you!
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by:Akhater
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Sorry I still dont get it, you mean groups with names includes nz or wa or nsw?
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by:the_omnific
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Yes sorry!
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New-DynamicDistributionGroup -Name "name" -OrganizationalUnit "domain.com/Business Support" -RecipientFilter {(RecipientType -eq 'DynamicDistributionGroup' -and (DisplayName -like '*nz*' -or DisplayName -like '*wa*' -or DisplayName -like '*nsw*'))}


From the top of my head try it
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by:the_omnific
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You are a genius.
 
Thank you
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