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Can I include a Distribution List (DL) or Dynamic Distribution List (DDL) inside a DDL? If yes, how?

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Last Modified: 2018-10-15
Can I include a Distribution List (DL) or Dynamic Distribution List (DDL) inside a DDL? If yes, how?
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Thank you for the answer.
One question though. How to verify it it really works?
Here I created a test DDL:
New-DynamicDistributionGroup -Name "testDDG2" -RecipientFilter {MemberofGroup -eq "CL-IT"}

and I tried the following command and got no result:
Get-DynamicDistributionGroup testDDG2 | foreach {Get-Recipient -RecipientPreviewFilter $_.recipientfilter}

At the same time, I'm sure the DL "CL-IT" does contain two mailboxes
Get-DistributionGroupMember CL-IT

So again, how to tell if the DDL testDDG2 contains the two mailboxes of DL "CL-IT" ?
Jamie McKillopIT Director

Sorry, you actually need to use the distinguished name of the group instead of the display name. So MemberofGroup -eq "DN of group"

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