Questions tagged [distribution-lists]

A group that is used only for e-mail distribution and that is not security-enabled. Distribution groups cannot be listed in discretionary access control lists (DACLs), which are used to define permissions on resources and objects.

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How to provide access to Distribution List in SharePoint modern site

There is a distribution list in an organization. In general this is used to send email to large group of staffs. Now I have requirement to provide access to this DL in SharePoint Modern site. I tried ...
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Is it recommended to create Office 365 groups to manage the users permissions on SharePoint sites

In on-premises world, we use to create security enabled distribution lists to manage the user permissions inside SharePoint sites. but inside Office 365 we get these options for granting user ...
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Workflow review and approval with multiple distribution lists - SharePoint 2013

I am creating a document library with a workflow for my architects and engineers so that they can gain review acceptance and ultimately approval for their documents before they are published. Each set ...
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Public Group Members Don't Get Emails or Calendar Invitations

I have a public group on my company's Sharepoint site. The first time I created a calendar event on the group's calendar it sent Outlook invitations to all the members, as expected. I'm not aware of ...
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Can i get distribution list of current user in SharePoint using JSOM or REST API

I have written a logic to check if the current user belongs in a Specific SharePoint Group e.g. "Visitors". However this user is present in the DL and the DL is added in the SP group, e.g. DL-Org. The ...
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How to send email notification to a GROUP

My scenario: I am using SharePoint online and i need to send an email each time a file is modified/created in a library. I have tried creating an alert but i can't send alerts to a group. I have ...
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Send Email to Distribution List using SharePoint Designer Workflow 2013

Is it possible to send email to Distribution Group using SharePoint Designer Workflow 2013? I have been trying to send email but it does not resolve to a proper name in SharePoint Designer 2013.
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SharePoint Online Permission to Distribution List - 1 group will be invited, will this send invite?

It's urgent. Highly appreciate quick answers. I'm using SharePoint Online and now planning to give permission to Distribution List of my organization. While giving the DL name, I see a message like "1 ...
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How to share a document library item with Distribution/Security Groups?

I got a document library. There are many documents.And I got security groups. But i cannot find them for manage permission. I want to give them permissons to see the file.
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How to email group/distrubtion instead of a wall of individuals when using a workflow?

It turns out I can't use email distribution lists in SP workflow (complicated), so I had to create SP Group and re-add all the recipients. However, I ran into several major nuances: Receipts are ...
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Using Office 365 Distribution Groups in a SharePoint column or workflow?

I am creating a document template library which is going to email our users when we upload a new template (powerpoint, word, etc). I am hoping to send this email to distribution groups I've already ...
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Setting Up SharePoint Alerts for AD Group - No success with troubleshooting tips [duplicate]

(This is similar to other questions on the site, however none of the solutions have worked.) I am trying to create an alert for a SharePoint list to send an email to a domain local AD group. The ...
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Can I set alerts for an AD group without having exchange?

We have our security groups coming from AD on the AD import. A user wants to set an alert on a list to notify the group when something changes. The group is a global security group. I can set the ...
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Granting permission to Sharepoint site/folder using Microsoft Exchange Distribution List/Group

I have a scenario. In my organization we use Microsoft Exchange Distribution Lists of users. Now I have created a SharePoint site (2013), I would like to use these distribution lists to grant ...
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Assign Group Permission to Distribution Group SharePoint 2013

I have a Distribution Group in AD and i want to assign permission to same in SharePoint 2013 on-premise. But i am not able to get that group in people picker. However, i am able to fetch the Security ...
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Mail for Access Request to O365 site not received if a Distribution Group's Mail-id is specified

I have the Access Request feature enabled in my O365 SharePoint site. This functionality is working fine for a single site collection admin user's Email-ID and he is receiving the mail in his Outlook ...
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domain\username formatted address not resolving in Sharepoint Designer 2010 workflow

I have a custom list on Sharepoint 2010 that has a SPD workflow attached that sends out an email to 2 Exchange distribution groups, and a small handful of individuals. This has been working fine for a ...
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Send e-mail alerts to distribution groups - Sharepoint 2010

After migration to MSS2010, we realized that the alerts, that we used to send to a distribution group in our company, do not work. There was an option to create alert for the group (e. g. group_all), ...
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