Working with Groups in Exchange Server 2016

Working with Groups in Exchange Server 2016 Working with Groups in Exchange Server 2016 Similar to previous versions of Exchange server, Exchange server 2016 also has 3 types of groups like Distribution group, Security group and Dynamic Distribution Groups. Let us discuss how to create each group, delegate the access and how to set restrictions for the groups: Creating groups in Exchange 2016: Distribution Group Using EAC: Open EAC and Navigate to Recipients ? Select Groups? Click on and select Distribution Group: workingwith2 Once we select the Group Type, It will open the new window? Provide the Group details like Name, Alias, Owner, OU, Members, approvals to join/disjoin to the group etc. and click on Save As shown below: workingwith3 workingwith 4 Using PS Commands: New-DistributionGroup -Name 'Exchange Team' -OrganizationalUnit 'MSExchangeGuru/Local/Groups' -SamAccountName 'Exchange Team' -Alias 'ExchangeTeam' -ManagedBy 'Ratish' workingwith5 Creating groups in Exchange 2016: Security Group: Using EAC: Open EAC and Navigate to Recipients ? Select Groups? Click on and select Security Group: workingwith7 Once we select the Group Type, It will open the new window? Provide the Group details like Name, Alias, Owner, OU, Members, approvals to join to the group etc. and click on Save As shown below: workingwith8 workingwith9 Using PS Commands: New-DistributionGroup -Name 'DB Team' -Type Security -OrganizationalUnit 'MSExchangeGuru/Local/Groups' -SamAccountName 'DB Team' -Alias 'DBTeam' -ManagedBy 'Chandu' workingwith10 NOTE: To create the Security group, just add the switch '-Type Security' for the same command used to create the Distribution group. Check if the groups created and its type: workingwith11 Creating groups in Exchange 2016: Dynamic Distribution Group: Using EAC: Open EAC and Navigate to Recipients ? Select Groups? Click on and select Dynamic Distribution Groups: workingwith13 Once we select the Group Type, It will open the new window? Provide the Group details like Name, Alias, Owner, OU, and Members as below: workingwith14 As you already know in Dynamic Distribution groups, the membership list is calculated based on the Rules that we define while creating the Group; hence Administrator has to set the Recipient types and rules as below: In my test case I have selected: Recipient types as: All Users with the Exchange Mailbox Rule: Users properties with the word 'Active' under the 'Custom Attribute 1' workingwith15 Using PS Commands: Dynamic Distribution group for the users under One Organizational unit: New-DynamicDistributionGroup -Name "EX16 DDG1" -IncludeRecipients MailboxUsers -OrganizationaUnit Sales Dynamic Distribution group for the users within a specific Server under one Organizational Unit: New-DynamicDistributionGroup -Name "EX16 DDG2?-OrganizationaUnit Production -RecipientFilter {((RecipienTypeDetails -eq 'UserMailbox' and ServerName -eq 'Exchange16'))} workingwith16 Dynamic Distribution group with the specific rule: New-DynamicDistributionGroup -Name "FTE DDG" -RecipientFilter {(RecipienTypeDetails -eq 'UserMailbox') -and (CustomAttribute10 -eq 'FullTimeEmployees')} workingwith17 Verify if the creation is successful: workingwith18 Group Properties: Now we have the different groups created, let us go to properties of the group and see what all options we have: Select the group which you want and click on Edit option to see the properties of the group as below: General: Under General Properties, Admin can change the Name, Alias, Add notes and also can hide/unhide the group from GAL. workingwith20 Ownership: Using Ownership, Admin can add/remove/change the owner for the group. workingwith21 NOTE: There should be at least one owner for the group. Membership: Using Membership, Admin can Add/Remove the group members. Workingwith22 Membership Approval: Using This Membership Approval Tab, Administrator can set whether anyone can join/leave the group or it requires owner ap Delivery Management: Using this Option Admin Can set the below: 1. This group can accept email only from the internal users (default setting) 2. Group can accept emails from both internal and external users (Admin can even specify who can send emails to this group from both internal and external). workingwith24 Message Approvals: Using this window, Admin can set: 1. Specify a moderator for the group and set whether mail sent to this group has to be approved by a moderator or not 2. Set moderation notifications to senders when their message is not approved. Workingwith25 Email Options: Using this window Administrator can add/remove additional email ids for the group: Workingwith26 MailTip: Using this Administrator can create a MailTip to display when people send email to this group. Group Delegation: Using this Administrator can delegate Send As and Send on Behalf Access to a user on this group. Providing Delegations to a Mailbox on the Group: Login to EAC? Recipients? select the group you would like to grant user permissions? Click on Pencil icon to edit? from the new window Click on Group Delegation?and provide delegations as per the requirements by clicking on Plus icon under each permission types Workingwith29 Using PS commands: Provide Send-As Permissions: Add-AdPermissions -Identity 'DL name' -User 'user name' -ExtendingRights 'Send-As' Remove Send-As Permissions: Remove-AdPermissions -Identity 'DL name' -User User name (full path as MSExchnageGuru.Local/Users/Jim) -Extending Rights 'Send-As' Workingwith30 Using ADUC also we can provide Send-As permissions as below: Workingwith31 Provide SendonBehalf Permissions: Set-DistributionGroup -Identity "Group name" -GrantSendOnBehalfTo "User" Workingwith32 Ratish Nair Microsoft MVP | Exchange Server Team @MSExchangeGuru 728x90_CodeTwo_backup-1-33 Original Source: msexchangeguru.com

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