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Consider the following scenario:
In this scenario, you cannot remove the user account. Additionally, you receive the following error message:
Changes to the distribution list membership cannot be saved. You do not have sufficient permission to perform this operation on this object.
Note You can run the New-ManagementRoleAssignment cmdlet to assign a management role to a user account.
This issue occurs because the MyDistributionGroups role configures the read scope to MyGAL. If the mailbox of a user account is disabled, the user account does not belong to the list. The Address Book Service cannot find the user account when it tries to delete the user account that belongs to MyGAL. Therefore, the user account cannot be removed.
To resolve this issue, install the following update rollup:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/2579150/ )Description of Update Rollup 4 for Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 1
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
To work around the issue, perform one of the following steps:
For more information about the MyDistributionGroups role, visit the following TechNet website:
General information about the MydistrbutionGroups role
For more information about the New-ManagementRoleAssignment cmdlet, visit the following TechNet website:
General information about the New-ManagementRoleAssignment cmdlet
For more information about workaround of this issue, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/982349/ )"Changes to the distribution list membership cannot be saved" error message when you try to remove members from an Exchange Server 2010 distribution list
Article ID: 2467619 - Last Review: July 28, 2011 - Revision: 3.0