How do I restrict users from responding (replying) to an distribution email?

Frequently our HR department sends out emails to the employees and of course we have employees who have a questions but clicks 'Reply All' then we have a free for all. I've gone into exchange-->properties on the distribution group (universal)-->exchange general-->message restrictions and selected 'Only from:' me. Which works partially:

1. When user tries to send an email to the group (Clicks 'New E-mail') then they are denied.
2. If the users hits reply or reply all then delivery takes place.

How do I keep users from replying or replying-all to these E-mails?
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ID10TzAsked:
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Mohammed KhawajaManager - Infrastructure:  Information TechnologyCommented:
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suriyaehnopCommented:
When the user click on "Reply All", the Outlook still remains the recipient in DL format, if user expend the DL to list the members, then the settings will not apply.

Make sure user will not expend the DL after click "Reply" or "Reply All"
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RuscalCommented:
Sometimes, Human Process Controls are way more efficient than technical controls...  Prior to our upgrade to Exchange 2010 (we were running 2003 like you), we faced the same issue.  The answer, for us, was rigorous training and reinforcement for all of our "mass mailers" to only put these super-groups in the BCC field.  We even got HR to change the From: address to their ticketing system when sending, so a reply all on a mass email from HR only went into their work queue.

We experienced the same as you, we could limit new messages by sender but replies were being allowed by Exchange 2003.  Once we upgraded to 2010, we made all of these mega-groups into moderated groups (amazing feature, well worth the time to set it up if/when you get Ex 2010).  But until the Exchange 2010+ upgrade, you don't have a truly consistent function for limiting the originators of messages to large distribution groups.  Like I said, sometimes the answer is human training...
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ID10TzAuthor Commented:
mnkhawaja: that's exactly what I did. And the users can't deliver a 'new email', but they are able to click reply or reply all and the email is delivered.
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ID10TzAuthor Commented:
Ruscal: Understood

suriyaehnop: DL= Distribution List correct? Expend or expand? How do I keep users from expending or expanding the DL?
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suriyaehnopCommented:
A better solution is to create a dummy distribution that point to the real distribution group or create a dynamic distribution group and set the authorize who able to send the email to DL.
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Mohammed KhawajaManager - Infrastructure:  Information TechnologyCommented:
We use Exchange 2007 and I don't have access to Exchange 2003 and can't validate/test different configurations.  Sorry if my recommendation did not work.
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ThinkPaperIT ConsultantCommented:
One question is why HR is not taking advantage of BCC instead of To/CC. This would prevent users from "replying all".
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