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Let users manage distribution groups WITH external e-mail adresses ( Exchange 2010 )

I am struggling to find an easy way for my client to the following problem:

I have a Small business server 2011 with an Exchange server 2010.
My client wants to maintain their own address lists, but when i make a distribution group and select the user for "Managed by" the user can add accounts, but only users wich are created in the domain.

What i need is a way to make groups / e-mail lists where the user can add e-mail adresses from external people and this group should be available all over the domain by all the users if nessecary.

Am i so blind or am i missing some easy way to set this up?

They are using Outlook 2010. Any idea how i can easily publish groups wich can be maintained by the users themselve or someone specific with local and external e-mail adresses?
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Marc SmetsSystem AdministratorCommented:
To add external e-mail addresses to a DL you need to create a contact in ADUC.
Maybe create an OU named Contacts and give the users the right to create contacts so that they can add it to the DL afterwards.

Or create a public folder which contain contact items.
Give everyone permissions to access this public folder, and then have them right-click the public folder in Outlook and select Properties ¿ Outlook Address Book ¿ Show this folder as an e-mail Address Book.
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RemcoViAuthor Commented:
Then i think the last option is the best one. I know there was a VB script wich could do enable "Outlook Address Book" option automatically.

Do you know something about this?
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Marc SmetsSystem AdministratorCommented:
I have no experience with VBScript.

I have asked to include the VBScript experts through the 'Request Attention'
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RemcoViAuthor Commented:
Thank you for your time and effort and i have finished it with a public folder where the customer can create groups of contacts.
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