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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.
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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

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

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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.
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by:timgreen7077
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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
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by:timgreen7077
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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.
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