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Can I display a distribution list name without showing member names?

I don't want to expand the Exchange Server public folder distribution list. Is there a way to display only the name of the distribution list and not the names of its members?

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Not that I'm aware of. I'd recommend you use Global Address List (GAL)-based distribution lists and groups if that's what you're trying to achieve.


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Yes, you can actually do this by using query based distribution groups, either by Exchange Management Console (EMC) or Exchange Management Shell (EMS).
—Kim H.

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  • This was first published in January 2008

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