Creating a Hosted Exchange distribution list

This article will show you how to create a distribution list for a Hosted Exchange mailbox.

Distribution lists enable you to send a message to a list email addresses just by entering a single address in the "To" field. Please follow the instructions below to create and manage a distribution list.

Creating a distribution list

  1. Log in to the Hosting Control Panel and select your Hosted Exchange subscription from the drop-down menu at the top right.
     
  2. Select Exchange and click the Distribution Lists tab, and then select Add New Distribution List.

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  3. Fill in the required details for your new list and then click Submit.

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  4. Allow a few minutes for the distribution list to create.

Adding members

Now that you have created your distribution list you need to add a list of members. These members are the recipients of email sent to your list and can be granted permission to send on behalf of the list.

  1. Click on the Display name of the list.

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  2. Select the Members tab.

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  3. If you wish to add members from your existing list of users, contacts and resources click Add New Member.

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  4. Tick the box beside the members you wish to add and click Submit.

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  5. Alternatively you can import a list of members by clicking on Import Members.

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  6. Copy and paste a list of email addresses you wish to add separated by a comma, semicolon, space or new line and click Submit.