Solved

distribution list

Posted on 2014-10-02
3
162 Views
Last Modified: 2014-10-03
is there any reason why an external user cannot email an internal distribution list? this is exchange 2010 we have the distribution list open so that there is no authorization required and you can receive mail from anyone. we also have the external users contact information in exchange mail contacts. so I was wondering is there any reason why the user on the outside continuously get an error that says she doesn't have permissions to email that group.
0
Comment
Question by:timgreen7077
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 19

Accepted Solution

by:
Adam Farage earned 500 total points
ID: 40358563
so I was wondering is there any reason why the user on the outside continuously get an error that says she doesn't have permissions to email that group

Run
Get-DistributionGroup -Identity distributiongroup@contoso.com | FL

Open in new window

and post the output here. I have seen instances where this actually had to be turned off at the schema level for distribution groups (on the AD Mail Enabled Group object via ADSIEdit) but I am curious what is shown here.

Do you also have a smarthost? Sometimes you need to add the distribution group to the smarthost (e.g: firewall, spam filter, ect) for it to authenticate internally. I know this was the case with FOPE / EOP and some Symantec products.
0
 

Author Comment

by:timgreen7077
ID: 40358671
Here are the results. I also just noticed that the distribution group is actually a Global (non-universal) Security Group. The group does recieve emails but I think that since its a Global group scope, that is what may be causing this issue. What do you think?

RunspaceId                             : 76c0243c-bbec-4dc8-99eb-4a0f5ad72f51
GroupType                              : Global, SecurityEnabled
SamAccountName                         : HoustonDesktopSupport
BypassNestedModerationEnabled          : False
ManagedBy                              : {}
MemberJoinRestriction                  : Closed
MemberDepartRestriction                : Closed
ExpansionServer                        :
ReportToManagerEnabled                 : False
ReportToOriginatorEnabled              : True
SendOofMessageToOriginatorEnabled      : False
AcceptMessagesOnlyFrom                 : {}
AcceptMessagesOnlyFromDLMembers        : {}
AcceptMessagesOnlyFromSendersOrMembers : {}
AddressListMembership                  : {\ Domain, \Default Global Address List, \All Groups}
Alias                                  : HoustonDesktopSupport
ArbitrationMailbox                     : domainname.com/Testing/Users/SystemMailbox{1f05a927-a7cf-42e5-b7e1-be7948bb113d}
BypassModerationFromSendersOrMembers   : {}
OrganizationalUnit                     : domainname.com/ADM/Groups
CustomAttribute1                       :
CustomAttribute10                      :
CustomAttribute11                      :
CustomAttribute12                      :
CustomAttribute13                      :
CustomAttribute14                      :
CustomAttribute15                      :
CustomAttribute2                       :
CustomAttribute3                       :
CustomAttribute4                       :
CustomAttribute5                       :
CustomAttribute6                       :
CustomAttribute7                       :
CustomAttribute8                       :
CustomAttribute9                       :
ExtensionCustomAttribute1              : {}
ExtensionCustomAttribute2              : {}
ExtensionCustomAttribute3              : {}
ExtensionCustomAttribute4              : {}
ExtensionCustomAttribute5              : {}
DisplayName                            : HoustonDesktopSupport
EmailAddresses                         : {smtp:HoustonDesktopSupport@domain.com, X400:C=US;A= ;P=MEI;O=Houston;S=HoustonDesktopSupport;,
                                         RFAX:HoustonDesktopSupport@, SMTP:HoustonDesktopSupport@domainname.com}
GrantSendOnBehalfTo                    : {}
ExternalDirectoryObjectId              :
HiddenFromAddressListsEnabled          : False
LastExchangeChangedTime                :
LegacyExchangeDN                       : /O=MEI/OU=Houston/cn=Recipients/cn=HoustonDesktopSupport
MaxSendSize                            : unlimited
MaxReceiveSize                         : unlimited
ModeratedBy                            : {}
ModerationEnabled                      : False
PoliciesIncluded                       : {974242bb-9102-4e43-8e7b-8a17fdaa4b90, {26491cfc-9e50-4857-861b-0cb8df22b5d7}}
PoliciesExcluded                       : {}
EmailAddressPolicyEnabled              : True
PrimarySmtpAddress                     : HoustonDesktopSupport@domainname.com
RecipientType                          : MailNonUniversalGroup
RecipientTypeDetails                   : MailNonUniversalGroup
RejectMessagesFrom                     : {}
RejectMessagesFromDLMembers            : {}
RejectMessagesFromSendersOrMembers     : {}
RequireSenderAuthenticationEnabled     : False
SimpleDisplayName                      :
SendModerationNotifications            : Always
UMDtmfMap                              : {}
WindowsEmailAddress                    : HoustonDesktopSupport@domainname.com
MailTip                                :
MailTipTranslations                    : {}
PartnerObjectId                        : 00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000
IsValid                                : True
ExchangeVersion                        : 0.10 (14.0.100.0)
Name                                   : HoustonDesktopSupport
DistinguishedName                      : CN=HoustonDesktopSupport,OU=Groups,OU=ADM,DC=domainname,DC=com
Identity                               : domainname.com/ADM/Groups/HoustonDesktopSupport
Guid                                   : 1e432a4e-285d-41ca-9638-a5967f66637d
ObjectCategory                         : domainname.com/Configuration/Schema/Group
ObjectClass                            : {top, group}
WhenChanged                            : 10/1/2014 11:08:17 AM
WhenCreated                            : 11/14/2006 1:04:45 PM
WhenChangedUTC                         : 10/1/2014 4:08:17 PM
WhenCreatedUTC                         : 11/14/2006 7:04:45 PM
OrganizationId                         :
OriginatingServer                      : HOUVDC2.domainname.com
ObjectState                            : Changed
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:timgreen7077
ID: 40360905
When the expert mentioned "AD Mail enabled group object" it made me think about looking at the type of group this issue was happening to, and that's when I noticed it was a security group with global scope.
0

Featured Post

Best Practices: Disaster Recovery Testing

Besides backup, any IT division should have a disaster recovery plan. You will find a few tips below relating to the development of such a plan and to what issues one should pay special attention in the course of backup planning.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Marketers need statistics and metrics like everybody else needs oxygen. In this article we explain how to enable marketing campaign statistics for Microsoft Exchange mail.
This article lists the top 5 free OST to PST Converter Tools. These tools save a lot of time for users when they want to convert OST to PST after their exchange server is no longer available or some other critical issue with exchange server or impor…
In this video we show how to create a Resource Mailbox in Exchange 2013. We show this process by using the Exchange Admin Center. Log into Exchange Admin Center.: Navigate to the Recipients >> Resources tab.: "Recipients" is our default selection …
To show how to create a transport rule in Exchange 2013. We show this process by using the Exchange Admin Center. Log into Exchange Admin Center.: First we need to log into the Exchange Admin Center. Navigate to the Mail Flow >> Rules tab.:  To cr…

911 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

20 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now