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XADM: You Cannot Set "Send on Behalf Of" Permissions to a Distribution List by Using the Exchange Server Administrator Program

This article was previously published under Q273459
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SYMPTOMS
When you use the Exchange Server Administrator program to give "Send on Behalf Of" permissions and you click Modify, the global address list appears, however, no distribution lists appear.
CAUSE
This behavior is by design.
WORKAROUND
To grant "Send on Behalf Of" permissions to all users on a distribution list:
  1. In Outlook, log on to the mailbox to which you want to give access.
  2. On the Tools menu, click Options.
  3. On the Delegates tab, click Add.
  4. Click the distribution list to which you want to grant "Send on Behalf Of" permissions, click Add, and then click OK.
  5. Choose the delegate permissions that you want, and then set Inbox to Author or Editor for "Send On Behalf Of" permissions.
  6. Click OK, and then click OK.
Properties

Article ID: 273459 - Last Review: 10/28/2006 21:47:48 - Revision: 3.2

  • Microsoft Exchange Server 4.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 5.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5 Standard Edition
  • kbprb KB273459
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