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We are running an Exchange 2016 server on a Windows 2012 R2 server.

Managers want to be able to modify members of a Distribution Group.  Ideally they would need to be able to do this from within Outlook, by selecting and modifying the Distribution Group from the GAL.

Can you furnish steps to achieve this?


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Sunil ChauhanLead AdministratorCommented:
This should do the needfull.

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you will need to make the owner of all Distribution Groups , who wants to edit.
Muhammad AsifSenior Solutions ArchitectCommented:

You would need to add your manager under ownership column by editing the distribution group as described in below screenshot.
Howerver, if your manager is still not able to add or  remove  GAL users from outlook then it means that there is permissions issues in AD. This is known issue and you may refer to this link to cater it:

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