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Can a Security Group in Active Directory also be a Distribution Group?

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I have three Security Groups in AD that also need to be Distribution Groups.  Is this possible?  If so, how is it done.  Thanks.
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Yes you can mail enable a security group (assuming you are running exchange)

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb123805.aspx

You can get a lot more info if you search for "mail enabled security group"

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Mike
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Thanks.  For that to work, it looks like I need to change it to a Universal Security first.  Right now it s global security group.
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what version of windows server and exchange you are running
do you have many domains in a forest or one domain
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I have one domain.  I just changed the groups to a universal security group and then mail enabled them.  It worked.
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