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Mailbox won't map to members of Security Group granted full mailbox permissions

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Exchange Standard Version 14.2 (Build 247.5)
Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise
Active Directory 6.1.7601.17514

Problem:
When I add a security group to a mailbox with Full Mailbox permissions, whether I do it in the Exchange Management Console with the mouse, or in the powershell console, none of the members of that security group see the mailbox in Outlook.
If I add the users the same way, but individually (not as part of a security group), the mailbox will show up and map.


I'm trying to get this to work with security group so it will be less of a mess managing all the users individually.
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Ok great, thank you for the confirmation. I wonder then if there's a way around this, like to Map the mailbox to the user's Outlook with Powershell, but without adding the individual user to the mailbox. Or would it make more sense and be more feasible to have a daily scheduled script that checks for members of the security group, adds them individually to the mailbox. And if the members are not in the security group, then removes them from the mailbox that the security group has permissions to?
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I'm thinking Security Group is added with full mailbox permissions to a shared mailbox. And whoever we add to, or remove from, the security group, the script will always daily remove individuals from the mailbox that are not members of the SG, and add individuals who are members of the SG.
We maintain the group membership manuall.
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Thanks again, this really helps