Managing allusers@

I have a site where the use of the allusers@ e-mail alias is causing problems. So I have restricted names to all but a single, senior member of staff (not an administrator). I believe it is a reserved e-mail address and can't be null, is that correct?

Now that I have done that will the changes take immediate effect or do I have to go around all workstations and delete the entry from the local cache. This will be tedious as there are 40+ PCs. If not is there a quicker way.

Many thanks EH
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Mark GalvinManaging Director / Principal ConsultantCommented:

Is this on exchange?

If so there aren't any reserved email addresses.

If all you have done is restrict who can send emails to that list then you wont have to do anything to each users PC's. If they try to email they will get an NDR advising them they do not have the permissions etc.

Does that help?

Nick RhodeIT DirectorCommented:
I had this issue and had to advise the users to delete the suggested contact or their old because they would get the "does not exist" since I moved them to exchange etc.  Autocomplete is tied to outlook and have not found a way to be able to remove a single address from the cache company wide.

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edhastedAuthor Commented:
Hmm, I was told it was a reserved name hence my comment. I'll test it later on in the day and report back.

Mark GalvinManaging Director / Principal ConsultantCommented:

I have just created this in Office 365:
So it works on there.

You haven't told us what email software you are using.

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