Exchange 2013 - Dynamic Groups and adding single members or groups.

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Is it possible to include a Distribution Group to the Dynamic Distribution group?
That Distribution group would be populated manually with any user who needs to be part of the list but does not have the correct title.

We have a Dynamic Group that uses 4 job titles to populate. This works great. This Dynamic Group covers many different locations. Some locations have users who perform 2 jobs. (Example Office Manager and also HR Manager) They are not appearing in the group since they Primary Title is not listed in the Dynamic Group. It is not an option to include the many different titles.

Anyone have thoughts how you could add a Distribution group or user to a Dynamic Group?

Thanks !!
bryan haaseAsked:
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notacomputergeekCommented:
Alternatively, you could assign a value (such as 1) to a Custom Attribute property for the users in the Distribution Group. Then (I think you'd have to use PowerShell) create a new dynamic distribution group that says something like "with title = whatever or custom attribute = 1".

If you couldn't get this to work, use the custom attribute for everyone that needs to be in that dynamic distribution group and don't base it off title.
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Will SzymkowskiSenior Solution ArchitectCommented:
That is correct. You can setup regular distribution groups with a customer attribute value and assigne this via powershell. An example would be like below...

Set-DistributionGroup -identity "Group1" -CustomAttribute1 "DynamicGroup1"

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You would then change your Dynamic Distribution Group Conditions to CustomAttribute1 with a vaule of DynamicGroup1 (in this example). from there when you add users to the regular group they will be also added to the Dynamic Distribution Group as well because the regular group is already part of it.

Will.
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bryan haaseAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the help.
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