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How to give all members of a Distribution Group permission to Send As?

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Hi guys,

I have an Exchange 2003 server on Windows Server 2003.

I have had a search on EE on this topic already and have found some old threads in a similar vein but my question is slightly different so I am asking a new question for it.

I have a Distribution Group that I want to grant permission to all members of it the ability to send emails from the email address of the DG.

Trying to add the DG to itself is a fruitless task but I had a poke around the list of groups and user names that are already granted some permissions for this DG and I noticed a Group called SELF that looks like is added to every group when they are created.

Rather than manually adding and removing user names from the Security for the group like other solutions I have found propose (which is tedious and high maintenance if you have the members changing regularly like in our case) would adding the Send As permission to the SELF group have the same result?

Thanks in advance.


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