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Identity Manager 8.0.2 - Administration Guide for Connecting to Microsoft Exchange

Managing Microsoft Exchange Environments Setting up Microsoft Exchange Synchronization Base Data for Managing Microsoft Exchange Microsoft Exchange Structure Mailboxes E-Mail Users and E-Mail Contacts Mail-enabled Distribution Groups Dynamic Distribution Group Mail-Enabled Public Folder Extensions for Supporting Exchange hybrid Troubleshooting Appendix: Configuration Parameters for Managing a Microsoft Exchange Environment Appendix: Default Project Template for Microsoft Exchange

Dynamic Distribution Group

The members of a dynamic distribution group are not fixed but are determined using a filter criteria. Dynamic distribution groups are loaded into One Identity Manager through synchronization and can only be edited to a limited extent in One Identity Manager.

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Master Data for Dynamic Distribution Groups

To display a dynamic distribution group

  1. Select the category Active Directory | Exchange system administration | <organization> | Recipient configuration | Dynamic distribution groups.
  2. Select the dynamic distribution list in the result list.
  3. Select Change master data in the task view.
Table 47: Dynamic Distribution List Master Data
Property Description
Exchange organization

Name of the organization.

Expansion server Server on to which to expand the dynamic distribution group.
Name Name of the dynamic distribution group.
Alias Unique alias for further identification of the dynamic distribution group.
Display name Display name of the dynamic distribution group.
Proxy addresses

Other email addresses for the dynamic distribution group.

Email address Email addresses of the dynamic distribution group.
Simple display Simple display name for systems that cannot interpret all the characters of normal display names.
Do not display in address list Specifies whether the dynamic distribution group is visible in address books. Set this option if you want to prevent the dynamic distribution group from being displayed in address books. This option applies to all address books.
Max. receiving size [KB]

Maximum size of message in KB that a dynamic distribution group can receive. The Microsoft Exchange organization global settings in the Exchange System Manager come into effect for message delivery if there are no limitations.

Container Active Directory container of the dynamic distribution group.
Domain Active Directory domain of the dynamic distribution group.
Recipient container Recipient's root container. The condition for finding distribution group members is applied to the selected recipient container and its sub containers.
All recipient types Specifies whether all recipient types are permitted in the dynamic distribution group.
User mailboxes Specifies whether user mailboxes are permitted in the dynamic distribution group.
E-mail users Specifies whether e-mail users are permitted in the dynamic distribution group.
Email contacts Specifies whether e-mail contacts are permitted in the dynamic distribution group.
Mail-enabled distribution groups Specifies whether mail-enabled distribution groups are permitted in the dynamic distribution group.
Resource mailboxes Specifies whether resource mailboxes are permitted in the dynamic distribution group.
None Specifies whether any recipients are permitted in the dynamic distribution group.
Condition Condition with extra filter criteria, which is used to determine the members of the dynamic distribution group
Filter rules Filter rules for finding members in the dynamic distribution group.
Report to sender Specifies whether the delivery reports are sent to the message sender.
Report to owner Specifies whether the delivery reports are sent to the message owner.
Automatically update based on recipient policy Specifies whether changes to recipient's email addresses are automatically updated based on incoming settings.
Only limit messages from authenticated users Specifies whether authentication data is requested from senders.
Out-of-office message to sender Specifies whether the message sender should receive out-of-office messages.

Receive Restrictions for Dynamic Distribution Groups

NOTE: Assignments Assign mail acceptance and Assign mail rejection are mutually exclusive. You can either specify from whom messages are accepted or you can specify from whom they are rejected.

To modify mail acceptance for dynamic distribution groups

  1. Select the category Active Directory | Exchange system administration | <organization> | Recipient configuration | Dynamic distribution groups.
  2. Select the dynamic distribution list in the result list.
  3. Select Assign mail acceptance in the task view to establish from which recipients messages are accepted.

    - OR -

    Select Assign mail rejection in the task view to specify from which recipients messages are not accepted.

  4. Select the table containing the recipient from the menu at the top of the form. You have the following options:
    • Mail-enabled distribution groups
    • Dynamic distribution groups
    • Mailboxes
    • E-mail users
    • Email contacts
  5. Assign recipients in Add assignments.

    - OR -

    Remove recipients from Remove assignments.

  6. Save the changes.

Permission "Send on behalf of" for Dynamic Distribution Groups

Use the send permission "Send on behalf of" to specify which users can use the mailbox to send messages.

To customize the permission "Send on behalf of" for dynamic distribution groups

  1. Select the category Active Directory | Exchange system administration | <organization> | Recipient configuration | Dynamic distribution groups.
  2. Select the dynamic distribution list in the result list.
  3. Select Assign send authorizations in the task view.
  4. Select the table which contains the user from the menu at the top of the form. You have the following options:
    • Mail-enabled distribution groups
    • Mailboxes
    • E-mail users
  5. Assign users in Add assignments.

    - OR -

    Remove users from Remove assignments.

  6. Save the changes.
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