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Identity Manager 8.0 - 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

Assigning Administrators for Mail-Enabled Distribution Groups

Membership in mail-enabled distribution groups can be applied for and approved. Specify which users manage the mail-enabled distribution group and therefore can grant approval for membership in the group.

To specify a mail-enabled distribution group

  1. Select the category Active Directory | Mail-enabled distribution groups.
  2. Select the mail-enabled distribution group in the result list.
  3. Select Assign administrators in the task view.
  4. Select the table which contains the administrators from the menu at the top of the form. You have the following options:
    • Active Directory user accounts
    • Active Directory groups
  5. Assign the administrators in Add assignments.

    - OR -

    Remove the call types in Remove assignments.

  6. Save the changes.

Adding Dynamic Distribution Groups to a Mail-Enabled Distribution Group

Use this task to add dynamic distribution groups to mail-enabled distribution groups.

To add dynamic distribution groups to a mail-enabled distribution group

  1. Select the category Active Directory | Mail-enabled distribution groups.
  2. Select the mail-enabled distribution group in the result list and run Assign dynamic distribution groups in the task view.
  3. Assign dynamic distribution groups in Add assignments.

    - OR -

    Remove dynamic distribution lists from Remove assignments.

  4. Save the changes.
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Moderated Distribution Group Extensions

Moderated distribution groups let a moderator approve or deny messages sent to a mail-enabled distribution group. Only after a message has been approved by a moderator can it be forwarded to members of the mail-enabled distribution group.

Define the moderators of a mail-enabled distribution group. Furthermore, you can specify users whose messages to the moderated distribution group are excluded from moderation.

Read the documentation from your Microsoft Exchange server on the concept of moderated distribution groups.

To specify moderators for mail-enabled distribution groups

  1. Select the category Active Directory | Mail-enabled distribution groups.
  2. Select the mail-enabled distribution group in the result list.
  3. Select Assign moderators 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:
    • Mailboxes
    • Email contacts
    • E-mail users
  5. Assign moderators in Add assignments.

    - OR -

    Remove organization assignments Remove assignments.

  6. Save the changes.

To exclude users from moderation

  1. Select the category Active Directory | Mail-enabled distribution groups.
  2. Select the mail-enabled distribution group in the result list.
  3. Select Exclude from moderation 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
    • Dynamic distribution groups
    • Mailboxes
    • E-mail users
    • Email contacts
  5. Assign moderators in Add assignments.

    - OR -

    Remove organization assignments Remove assignments.

  6. Save the changes.

Deleting Mail-Enabled Distribution Groups

To delete a mail-enabled distribution group

  1. Select the category Active Directory | Mail-enabled distribution groups.
  2. Select the mail-enabled distribution group in the result list.
  3. Delete the mail-enabled distribution group using .
  4. Confirm the security prompt with Yes.

The mail-enabled distribution group is entirely deleted from the One Identity Manager database and Microsoft Exchange system.

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