Move Distribution List from one Domain to another domain in the same forrest

Posted on 2013-09-19
Medium Priority
Last Modified: 2013-10-08
I have a user in one domain that is member of a Distribution list in another domain in the same forest, this Distribution list is also managed by this user. however when she attempts to add other users to the Distribution list she receives the following message

"Changes to the public group membership cannot be saved. You do not have sufficient permission to perform this operation"

How do I move the Distribution list to the other domain?
Domain = 2003
Exchange = 2007
Question by:damejen
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Expert Comment

by:Sumit Gupta
ID: 39506261
just check this link: http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2009/11/18/3408844.aspx

I hope it will resolve your problem.

Author Comment

ID: 39508296
I've had a read of the article and it looks very promising, however the environment I'm in is an Exchange 2007. Would this work in Exchange 2007.

moreover would this script take away the ability for Admins to create and delete Distribution lists themselves?

Accepted Solution

damejen earned 0 total points
ID: 39509256
I never used  http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2009/11/18/3408844.aspx in the end.

I ended up using ADMT tool to migrate the Distribution Group from the root domain to the child domain.  

Thanks for all the help though.

Author Closing Comment

ID: 39554882
Using the ADMT to move the distribution list from Root Domain to child domain resolved the issue.

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