Updating distribution lists in outlook 2016


08-Apr-2020 19:17

View: Create a Contact Group from selected Contacts If you want to send personalized or emails to all contacts within a Category, you can use the Mail Merge feature.Detailed instructions for this can be found in: Mail Merge filter based on Categories.Therefore the distribution group has this Exchange legacy version: Exchange server 2010 introduced Role Based Access Control (RBAC) and since the server tries to perform the distribution group modification on behalf of the client, it cannot perform this because Exchange trusted subsystem cannot modify those legacy objects.

You do not have sufficient permissions to perform this operation on this object”: This is happening, because the distribution group the user wants to modify was created on Exchange server 2007.

Is there an easy way to create a Contact Group for a certain Category aside from adding all the contacts of that Category one-by-one?

There are various ways to send an email to a group of Contacts belonging to the same Category.

When working with distribution lists and distribution list membership we must review the locations where this information is stored.

The information in this post starts assumes distribution lists that are source on premises.Use Exchange server 2010 or 2013 Power Shell which can update the Exchange version attribute of the distribution group: As a result, the distribution group now shows the correct version and the client will be able to modify the distribution group after AD replication is finished: Please be aware, that upgrading the Exchange version of an object is a one-way-street.