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migrate Universal Groups to Global Groups

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I just joined a company where their AD has 6634 Universal Groups and 205 Global Groups; the original folks who set this grouping pattern in motion are gone and I need to propose a method to convert a majority of the Universal Groups to Global Groups to un-bloat GC replication. Has anyone else done something like this? Is there a suggested approach which would scale to this size 'migration'?

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JohnD
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Do you have MS Exchange 2010 \ 2007

It requires Exchange Distribution groups to be universal

If not, then you can go to properties of universal group and covert it to global, apply it

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Looking now; thank Mahesh
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