"You don't have sufficient permissions" error when you try to remove or make a change to a distribution group

PROBLEM

You try to remove or make a change to a distribution group by using the Exchange admin center in Microsoft Exchange Online for Microsoft Office 365 or in on-premises Microsoft Exchange Server. In this situation, you receive the following error message: 
You don't have sufficient permissions. This operation can only be performed by a manager of the group.

CAUSE

This issue occurs if you're not a manager of the group. In this situation, you're not listed in the ManagedBy attribute.

SOLUTION

Use one of the following methods.
Method 1: Use Exchange Online PowerShell or the Exchange Management Shell
Method 2: Add yourself to the "ManagedBy" attribute

REFERENCES

To learn about managing distribution groups that are synced to Office 365 from the on-premises environment, see the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
2417592 Owners of an on-premises distribution group that's synced to Office 365 can't manage the distribution group in Exchange Online
Still need help? Go to Microsoft Community or the Exchange TechNet Forums.
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Artikelnummer: 2731947 – Letzte Überarbeitung: 16.12.2016 – Revision: 1

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