Solved

Exchange 2010

Posted on 2014-11-18
4
68 Views
Last Modified: 2015-01-21
We are looking for a way to prevent users from expanding the distribution group and then deleting users or hiding an individual email address inside the distribution group.
0
Comment
Question by:colmisdiv
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 8

Expert Comment

by:tshearon
ID: 40450565
Are these individuals group managers of the distribution groups? This should not happen by default.
0
 

Author Comment

by:colmisdiv
ID: 40450719
No they are not. In fact the email address being removed is a group manager for the group.
0
 
LVL 8

Expert Comment

by:tshearon
ID: 40450762
Well you could always use message moderation and have the E-Mail checked by the moderator/manager of that group. Or you could hide the distribution list. The last option would be to limit who can send to the list but I am not sure if that is a realistic option for you.
0
 
LVL 31

Accepted Solution

by:
Gareth Gudger earned 500 total points
ID: 40451546
Yep its by design that you can expand (enumerate) a distribution group. Once its enumerated in Outlook, its as if they had just added all users individually. So they can add or remove whoever they like at that points.

There are workarounds to this. In previous versions of Exchange you could "hide" distribution group members. Not sure that's feasible in 2010 any more.

This article claims a workaround is to convert it to a Dynamic Distribution Group instead. Which sort of makes sense. I may have to try this out in my lab later.
http://alashcroft.wordpress.com/2012/04/03/hiding-distribution-group-membership-exchange-2010/
0

Featured Post

Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

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

A procedure for exporting installed hotfix details of remote computers using powershell
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…
This tutorial will walk an individual through the steps necessary to enable the VMware\Hyper-V licensed feature of Backup Exec 2012. In addition, how to add a VMware server and configure a backup job. The first step is to acquire the necessary licen…
This tutorial will walk an individual through the steps necessary to join and promote the first Windows Server 2012 domain controller into an Active Directory environment running on Windows Server 2008. Determine the location of the FSMO roles by lo…

749 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