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When a hidden-membership distribution list (DL) is replicated from Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5 to Active Directory by the Active Directory Connector (ADC), a specific Access Control Entry (ACE) is stamped on it. When you use Exchange System Manager to create a similar hidden-membership DL, the same ACE is not stamped on it.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
301378 XGEN: How to Obtain the Latest Exchange 2000 Server Service Pack
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server. This problem was first corrected in Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server Service Pack 1.