Exchange 2013 allow users to create/modify distribution groups

We have a need in Exchange 2013 to allow standard users the capability to create/modify distribution groups.  In addition, to add/create member contacts.  Is this possible?  If so, can it be done without giving the user administrative rights to the ECP site?  If so, how?
David BarmanAsked:
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Yes, it's possible using RBAC.
You can use existing roles from ECP (login to check the built-in ones) or by the sound of it, you might need to create a custom one with the appropriate permissions.
An example of such built-in group:
David BarmanAuthor Commented:
How can I restrict them to only be able to modify a specific distribution group and not other groups / objects on the server?
Yes, that also should work, since the scope of the allowed objects the user or group will be allowed to adjust will be custom configured using the RBAC approach. Look at it this way, RBAC would allow to create ANY combination of permissions/groups/functions as needed. Because under the hood it's object to which you assign specific permissions to run specific list of CMDLETS on specific set of objects.
No question, it's a very complex and tedious topic to configure, test and deploy. I haven't seen many companies do this manually. There's a plethora of third party products that were developed specifically for this purpose.
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David BarmanAuthor Commented:
Can you recommend a technical document to do so and a product that we should consider using to do this?
The best document I can think of is the one I posted above.
As for the product I can't specifically recommend, as I didn't work with it long enough. I don't usually do much day-to-day operation support.
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