Distribution group alert

Is there any way that exchange 2007 can be setup so that if a user adds a distribution group that they get pop up alert.
I'm aware if a user adds an email attachment that is larger than the exchange limit the user receives a pop up but is this possible with a distribution group?
I want users to be basically be alerted as there are a lot of users in the distribution group.
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David Paris VicenteSystems and Comunications  Administrator Commented:
Hi Sid,

Unfortunately I never saw that function in Exchange.

Perhaps a way of doing it is to create a powershell script to get all DL and save it in a file.
Then create a task to check new DL against the file created previously .

Hope it helps

Sid_FAuthor Commented:
Sorry it's not that i need to be alerted when a dl is edited. I want this really as a warning mechanism for end users.
Perhaps other people could share how they control distribution groups from users accidentally sending email to them.
Quite often users don't appreciate how many people the email goes to! Thanks
David Paris VicenteSystems and Comunications  Administrator Commented:

Probably this could help you Restriction to DL

This is for exchange 2010 but it's the same for exchange 2007.

Hope it helps.
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Sid_FAuthor Commented:
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Will SzymkowskiSenior Solution ArchitectCommented:
Typically the best practice when it comes to large distribution groups is locking them down using "Message Delivery Restrictions" and only allowing specific people the rights to send to the distribution list.

Another method is creating multiple Address Book Policies so that users with a specific address book policy can only see users and distribution group that they have access to.

Implementing Address Book Policies

David Paris VicenteSystems and Comunications  Administrator Commented:

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Sid_FAuthor Commented:
Moderator I think is the best way to go.
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