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I have global distribution group  and I want to convert it into universal distribution group.

I am running active directory on windows server 2008

can I just do it from  GUI , check the radio button to universal
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by:sAMAccountName
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You should be able to with no problems.
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by:Sekar Chinnakannu
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its straight forward, Right Click goto properties of group -> In general change the Group Scope to Universal and select ok.
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by:Niten Kumar
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You can double-click on the group and change Group Scope without any problems.
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by:pramod1
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no need to create email address when converted
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by:Sekar Chinnakannu
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no need to create email address when converted??? What you mean??
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by:pramod1
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like when I convert to mail universal distribution group , these groups generally have email addresses associated with them,
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Yu can use this command set-Distributiongroup–identity groupname –MemberDepartRestriction Closed
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