Exchange Distribution Lists
Distribution Lists are supported with our Hosted Exchange Email
service. You can create a distribution list from the myhosting.com
Control Panel, and add or remove list members from Microsoft® Outlook
External email addresses in Distribution Lists
The Hosted Exchange Email service supports the ability to add
External Contacts in your Global Address List as well as the ability to
add those Contacts to a Distribution List.
Steps to add an external email address in a Distribution List
Users of myhosting.com Hosted Exchange Email can create Distribution Lists from the Control Panel which contain active members of their Exchange organization or members of the Global Address List.
To create a Distribution List, simply click on Manage Distribution Lists from the Admin Management area of the control panel. Once the Distribution List has been added, you'll then need to add a contact from the Manage Global Contacts
section. Finally, the owner of the Distribution List will need to log
into their account from Outlook 2003/2007/2010 and add members to the
distribution list. You can add any member of the Global Address List to
the Distribution List.
Sending Mail From a Distribution List
If you’ve setup a distribution list and you want to send mail from it
you would need to enable a user or users to have the permissions to
send on behalf of the list. Once those permissions are set you can sent
mail from the list by following the instructions listed below.
- Open a new message and click on the OPTIONS tab.
- Next, click on the "Show From" button.
- Finally, Click on the "FROM" button and this will open up your
contacts list. Make sure that you have your "Global Address List"
selected. Choose the address that you want to send for.
If you do not have the proper permissions setup you would not be able
to send mail from the distribution list you selected. To enable those
permissions you would need to contact support. They will then submit a
request for the permissions to be enabled. This type of request can take
up to 2 business days to complete as an Exchange administrator must
make the changes to your account.